The Covey Lab invites applications for a Research Associate position to begin immediately. The successful candidate will contribute significantly to ongoing research related to immunology and neuroimmunology. Responsibilities of this position include: 1) The ability to work independently and use techniques that focus on immunologic assays using cell culture and mouse models of regulated T cell help in health and injury; 2) A knowledge of assays that focus on the nervous system; 3) Contribute to the ongoing management of the laboratory, including laboratory administration and the training of undergraduate and graduate students.
A Ph.D. in a relevant biomedical field is required and experience working either in the immunology and/or neurobiology field is strongly preferred. Experience with training of personnel and working in a team environment are characteristics highly sought after.
Necessary skills include standard molecular biological and extensive cell culture techniques. Experience with mouse work, immunological assays and/or immunohistochemistry of tissues is very desirable. Experience working with primary cultures of CNS cells, including neurons and astrocytes, is also preferred.
Internal Number: RUT002
About Rutgers University Cell Biology and Neuroscience Department
As part of the Division of Life Sciences, a group of Departments and Institutes that serves to provide opportunities for interdisciplinary research, the Department of CBN is home to an interactive, collegial faculty with broad interests encompassing immunology, molecular biology, stem cell biology and neurobiology. Multiple opportunities for collaboration exist within the Department as well as with labs situated nearby at The Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, The Child Health Institute and Princeton University.