Research Associate – Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences – CUNY School of Medicine
The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences at the CUNY School of Medicine seeks to hire a biomedical scientist with experience relevant to investigations of central nervous tissue using neurochemical, immunohistochemical, molecular or cellular approaches. Available immediately, the position involves taking an active role in executing cutting-edge projects in areas of cell signaling, neural epigenetics and molecular biotechnology. These projects are aimed toward discovering and developing medications and diagnostics to help prevent or treat neuropsychiatric disease including neurotrauma, neurodegeneration, drug addiction and major depression. Model systems employed range from cell and organotypic tissue culture to rodent models and human biopsies.
D., M.D. or similar research doctorate in neuroscience, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, pharmacology, physiology or related discipline required.
Minimum 4 years’ experience designing, performing, and analyzing experiments using at least three of the following techniques: Primary and clonal tissue culture, Rodent drug administration and behavioral analysis, Epigenetic DNA methylation and histone modifications; Metabotropic receptor signaling and biochemical enzyme assays, Histology and immunochemical analysis, Flow cytometry and fluorescence confocal or multiphoton microscopy, and Drafting of manuscripts and research proposals.
Experience in maintaining databases, performing statistical analyses, and supervising lab personnel and students as well as working independently preferred.
To apply, please view the original posting at http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsearch.html, and search for the Job ID (16657). Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of scholarly interests, and contact information for three (3) references.