Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Junior Laboratory Associate – Zhou Lab at NYU

Job Number: 65727

Location: New York, US

Job Description

The Zhou lab at NYU’s Department of Biology is looking for a highly motivated and independent individual to work as a Junior Laboratory Associate.

This position is for a trainee preparing for a research path. It will provide development of technical skills; direct supervision by senior scientists incorporating individual development plan in support of training goals and those of faculty mentor; and possible publication of research findings during appointment period.

The Zhou lab studies the molecular mechanisms of cell signaling and signaling evolution. We combine genetics, molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, and evolutionary biology to elucidate how signaling pathways evolve new functions both under different cellular contexts and across different organisms. For more information about the lab, visit our website:


Responsibilities may include the following:

–       Assist with ongoing projects in the laboratory.

–       Carry out routine laboratory protocols that include molecular biology techniques (e.g., plasmid preps, PCR, CRISPR) and microscopy.

–       Maintain accurate lab records in lab notebook.

–       Assist with data analysis including quantitative live cell microscopy datasets.

–       Engage intellectually in the lab’s research projects and contribute to a highly motivated and collaborative lab environment.

–       Help maintain lab supplies, reagents, and equipment.


In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $40,000 – 43,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the specific grant funding and the terms of the research grant when extending an offer.


Position Requirements

The ideal candidate will have a BS or MS in Biology or a related field, prior research experience, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently. Commitment to this position for at least two years is required.


How to apply
Please upload your application materials via Interfolio ( Include the following items: 1) CV including a list of publications; 2) a short summary of your present and future research interests; 3) a list of three references and their contact information.

Application Deadline: 2023-12-31


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