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Full-time, Paid, Research Assistant, Neuropathology

Application Deadline: May 1

Organization: Mount Sinai Crary Laboratory

Position Description:

Dr. John Crary is looking for a student to work as a research assistant. The research assistant would be working on human molecular, cellular and genetic studies in the laboratory related to neurodegeneration as well as assisting in the Neuropathology Brain Bank at Mount Sinai, helping him/her gain exposure to challenges associated with treating, diagnosing, and studying brain diseases

Volunteer responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with laboratory administration

  • Assisting physicians and postdoctoral researchers on projects

  • Conducting biochemical and molecular assays (e.g., PCR, DNA/RNA isolation, Western blotting, ELISA, etc.)

  • Attending and organizing lectures

Position requirements:

  • Strong academic performance

  • Exposure to a brain-related discipline (i.e. undergraduate major) such as neuroscience, psychology etc.

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Capacity for independent work

  • Experience in clinical research

  • Experience with basic research

  • Intent to matriculate into an M.D. or Ph.D. program a plus

Time commitment: Full-time, with a minimum commitment of 1-2 years

Compensation: Commensurate with level of training

Apply: To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to both John Crary, M.D., Ph.D. and Megan Iida.

Keywords: Brain Bank Assistant, glide year, Neuropathology, paid, part-time, volunteer  |  Tel: 707 797 7008

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