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Rockefeller University Data Support Assistant | Vertebrate Genome Laboratory in New York, New York

Organization Overview

Our Vertebrate Genome Laboratory conducts research and services for individual and large vertebrate genome projects such as the Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP/G10K) that aims to sequence high-quality genomes for all 66,000 vertebrate species on the planet.


We are looking for a Data Support Assistant to support data and metadata handling for the Vertebrate Genome Laboratory ( and the Vertebrate Genomes Project (


Responsibilities include:

  • Support data and metadata generation, handling and storage in the laboratory

  • Support Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) updates

  • Generate SOP for reproducible data/metadata management



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required

  • Knowledge of data and metadata management best practices


  • Good programming skills to streamline workflows (e.g. Python)

  • Previous experience with data wrangling and LIMS systems

  • Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures for metadata collection and data handling

  • Previous experience dealing with genomics data is a plus

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 $48,000.00/Yr.

Compensation Range: Max

USD $58,000.00/Yr.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category Science

Position Type Regular Full-Time