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Research Associate (RNA biology) - Pawlica lab

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Grand Central, New York, US
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Academic / Research
Informatics / GIS
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time

We are looking for enthusiastic, scientifically curious research associate to work in the lab of Dr. Paulina Pawlica at the ISMMS in NYC. In the Pawlica lab we use a combination of RNA biochemistry, bioinformatics and molecular virology to understand the RNA-centric virus-host interaction (more @ The Pawlica lab is funded by a generous start-up package and an R35 grant from NIH. The Department of Microbiology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine is a leader in viral research and offers an inspiring and collaborative environment.

The ideal candidate is an organized, technically skilled individual who will be responsible for performing experiments (leading an independent project) and helping to manage the laboratory. This would be an excellent role for a recent college graduate who desires to gain additional years of hands-on research experience before pursuing graduate school.

Principal Responsibilities:

- Perform routine molecular biology and cell culture techniques?.

- Perform some independent research, under supervision.

- Help with lab organization and other support duties relating to lab operations, as required.


- A bachelor's degree in biology or a related discipline is required.

  • Minimum of 1 year
hands-on laboratory experience is required (i.e. PCR, gel electrophoresis, cell culture, etc.). Please note that taking a class is not counted as hands-on experience.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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