Applications are invited for the position of a Research Assistant, in the research group of Dr. Mohamed Al-Sayegh, starting January 2019, for two years.
The group is studying embryonic stem cells differentiation and the Research Assistant will take part in conducting several stem cell research and genomic projects in the lab.
The Research Assistant will be actively involved in the process of project design, data generation and analysis. In parallel to scientific research, the Research Assistant will be responsible for the day-
to-day running of the lab including oversight of wet lab activities, careful and efficient conductance of molecular and cell biology experiment in support of various lab projects, ordering for the lab and providing administrative support.
Required qualifications include an M.Sc degree in molecular / cell biology, genetics or related-field and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in cell culturing, RNA and protein work and next-
generation sequencing. Excellent communication skills in English, ability to work in high volume, fast paced environment multi-
disciplinary teams, cultural sensitivity and excellent patient care skills are essential.
The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.
To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with bibliography and the names and contact details of three referees, all in PDF format.
If you have any questions, please email : ma3803 nyu.edu
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