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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut [EOI] Laboratory Associate in Regev Lab in New York, New York

Employer Name: New York University

The Regev Lab in the Computer Science department at NYU Courant is seeking an individual to be appointed as a Full-time Laboratory Associate under the supervision of Dr. Oded Regev. The Regev Lab uses interpretable machine learning techniques to derive insights into biological processes. Using "interpretable-by-design" machine learning models, we are able to 'observe' molecular processes such as RNA processing or translation at the level of individual protein-nucleic acid interactions, resulting in a detailed comprehensive understanding of the underlying biology. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Regev and other members of the lab on cutting-edge research questions using methods such as: - Mammalian cell culture - Basic cloning - Gel electrophoresis - Quantitative and reverse transcription PCR - RNA extraction - Electroporation Primary responsibilities will include: - Conducting experiments in molecular biology - Maintaining a detailed notebook of experimental results - Participating in lab meetings The ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented, having good written and oral communication skills, and comfortable working both independently and in a group setting. A strong work ethic is expected. Required Skills: A Bachelor's degree (in biological sciences is preferable) Previous research experience, good organizational skills, and ability to make a two to three year commitment. Preferred Skills: Prior experience in a research laboratory is preferred; candidates with an established work history will also be strongly considered. Strong time management and communication skills. Actively seeks opportunities to increase skills and expertise Ability to apply and perform new techniques and protocols Ability to use good judgment in managing deadlines and responding to inquiries Application Instructions: Please submit an up-to-date CV and a brief cover letter describing your research interests, experience, technical skills, and your interest in this position. For people in the EU, click here for information on your privacy rights under GDPR: www.nyu.edu/it/gdpr NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels. Sustainability Statement NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/sustainability