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Rockefeller University Animal Technician | Laboratory of Molecular Biology in New York, New York

Organization Overview

Research in the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, led by Dr. Nathaniel Heintz, aims to identify the genes, circuits, cells, macromolecular assemblies, and individual molecules that contribute to the function of the mammalian brain and to its dysfunction in disease. Understanding the distinct classes of neurons and the circuits that control specific aspects of cognition and behavior can lead to more targeted treatments for central nervous system disorders.


Our lab seeks a highly motivated individual to work on a project that will study the molecular basis of Alzheimer's disease.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Animal husbandry

  • Tail biopsies

  • Preparation of DNA for polymerase chain reaction


High School diploma required.

Candidate must have familiarity with a laboratory setting and be comfortable working with small animals.

Experience with brain fixation, embedding and cryo-sectioning is a bonus.

Rockefeller University does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the characteristics listed above.

Compensation Range: Min

USD $42,500.00/Yr.

Compensation Range: Max

USD $46,000.00/Yr.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category Science

Position Type Regular Full-Time