Senior Staff Scientist, Satija Lab

New York Genome Center

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Senior Staff Scientist, Satija Lab Tracking Code 421-105 Job Description The Satija lab is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Senior Staff Scientist to assist in the development of new technologies for single cell sequencing. We encourage applications from talented scientists who are interested in gaining experience in a multidisciplinary, international, and dynamic research environment. The successful candidate will work with mammalian and invertebrate based model systems in combination with next generation sequencing and CRISPR technology and will work closely with other scientists in the lab. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the growing space of single cell genomics while contributing to new research in cancer immunology and developmental neuroscience. Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist in the development, execution and optimization of advanced new research techniques including CRISPR based genome engineering, and spatially resolved molecular profiling strategies; Prepare samples for single cell biology experiments; Run high-throughput automation, robotics and microfluidic pipelines for single cell analysis; Prepare cDNA libraries for Illumina sequencing; Maintain mammalian cell cultures, set-up experiments and perform flowcytometry analysis; Work together with the lab manager to maintain lab stocks and order supplies; and, Perform troubleshooting experiments within limits of knowledge and training. About the Satija Lab Dr. Satija’s lab studies the causes and consequences of cellular heterogeneity in complex biological systems. His group is particularly interested in single cell genomics, with active development in both the dry and wet lab. The lab integrates novel statistical and machine learning-based methods with experimental analysis in order to better understand how cells work together to drive biological processes and behaviors. About the New York Genome Center The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer. Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community. The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Required Skills The ideal candidate will have a MS/PhD degree in cell biology, molecular biology, biotechnology or any related field in the life sciences with strong interest in genome biology and biotechnology; 4-6 years of lab experience is preferred but not required; Preference will be given to candidates with immediate availability. FLSA Status – Exempt This position is eligible for relocation assistance. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Job Location New York, New York, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular Apply Share LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Email AddThis Return To Job Listings

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