New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • 06-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • PI- Developmental Neuroscience
  • New York, NY, USA
  • 49,813-63,337
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Package Based on Percentage of Full Time Effort


Salary $49,813-$63,337

Grade: 14

The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc., is seeking a qualified a candidate to fill a full-time position of Research Assistant. The successful candidate will support research projects that involve advanced neuroscience techniques to determine the neurobiological basis of cognition and motivation.



Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for managing a colony of 4-5 lines of transgenic mice, ordering supplies, keeping an inventory of consumables/reagents for the lab tracking expenses. Responsible for tracking the labs required training and compliance for safety and animal welfare.



Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a research laboratory.


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with transgenic mice. Training will be provided for the specialized software required for mouse colony management (Transnetyx), lab ordering and inventories(quartz) , and accounting, but previous experience is preferred


RFMH employees may be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 depending on work location and must provide proof of vaccination. Individuals that are not vaccinated for COVID-19 are ineligible for appointment to positions that require vaccination. Fully vaccinated is defined as two (2) or more weeks since receiving either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (e.g., Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) or the first and only dose of a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson [J&J]/Janssen).

Work Location: 1051 Riverside Ave, NY, NY 10032

To Apply: Application will be accepted until filled, Apply through our website at: https://nyspi.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Please include a cover letter in your application. Please note, only applications submitted through our website will be considered.


The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

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