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Rockefeller University Research Assistant | Laboratory of Neural Dynamics and Cognition in New York, New York

Organization Overview

The ability to faithfully store and retrieve memories is an important adaptive quality that allows humans to reflect on, engage with, and respond to an ever-changing environment. Research in the Laboratory of Neural Dynamics and Cognition, led by Dr. Priya Rajesethupathy, focuses on observing and manipulating large-scale neural dynamics in real-time in behaving animals to understand memory processing in the mammalian brain during health and disease.


We are seeking a Research Assistant to support in vivo (most likely behavior and neural imaging) and ex vivo experiments (histology, immunohistochemistry)


Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting behavioral experiments

  • Performing Ex vivo validation (histology/immunohistochemistry, imaging)

  • Assisting in troubleshoot protocols

  • Performing neural surgeries, implants/viral injections



  • Bachelor's degree required with basic neuroscience knowledge

  • Mouse experience or a willingness to learn

  • Hands-on experience with neural surgery, histology and imaging is considered a plus

  • The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and proactively think about the project.

NOTE: The job may require occasional work during weekends based on experimental protocols and project needs.

The Rockefeller University does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the characteristics listed above.

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on various factors, including but not limited to organizational budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The hiring range provided represents The Rockefeller University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Compensation Range: Min

USD $48,300.00/Yr.

Compensation Range: Max

USD $52,000.00/Yr.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category Science

Position Type Regular Full-Time