Research Associate: Jaime Chu Lab

Organization: The Jaime Chu Lab
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Date Posted: 07/22/2021
City: New York
State: New York
Primary Category: Research
Type of Position: Research Associate

Description & Details:

There is an opening for a Research Associate position the NIH-funded lab of Dr. Jaime Chu at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 

Provide research assistance in projects using the zebrafish as an in vivo tool to examine pathways involved in gastrointestinal disease. Genotype, screen, and maintain zebrafish lines. Maintain lab stock solutions and order reagents. Previous experience with CRISPR/Cas9 system desired, but not required. 


  1. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Biology/Molecular biology or a related field and relevant research experience.  
  2. Availability to start in Summer 2021 
  3. Highly desired attributes include:  
  • previous experience in standard molecular biology techniques, such as DNA cloning, PCR, and microinjection 
  • excellent time management skills 
  • fast-learner, highly motivated, strong work ethic 
  • strong verbal and written communication skills 

Those individuals with zebrafish experience will be given priority, and candidates with relevant experience with other animal models are also encouraged to apply. 

To Apply:

Interested candidates should email Dr. Jaime Chu at and include their CV, 3 references (name, title, email address and/or phone number), and a paragraph describing your interests and experience relevant to this position. 


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