The Bunnett laboratory seeks to recruit ambitious, dedicated scientists and students with a passion for scientific discovery and an interest in understanding the mechanisms of signaling pain. Openings are available for post-doctoral students, graduate and undergraduate students, and technicians.

  • Post-doctoral fellow with expertise and interests in molecular pharmacology and signaling of GPCRs
  • Post-doctoral fellow with expertise and interests in biomedical engineering to pioneer new approaches for targeted drug deliver using stimulus-responsive nanoparticles
  • Post-doctoral fellow with expertise and interests in studying how exosomes control pain
  • Senior research technician with expertise in molecular and cellular biology and biochemistry
  • Graduate and undergraduate students with interests in using molecular and cellular approaches to study pain

Research Scientist Lab Manager

Position Summary

The Bunnett laboratory of the Department of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology of New York University College of Dentistry seeks an enthusiastic and skilled technician and laboratory manager. The position will provide support to a research team of junior faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students. The laboratory is focused on understanding the mechanisms of chronic pain and in developing new treatments for chronic pain.

Basic Qualifications

Experience is required in standard techniques of molecular and cell biology and biochemistry, including: RT-PCR, molecular cloning, transformation, transfection, cell culture, genotyping, immunoblotting, and immunofluorescence. Responsibilities will include: generating and maintaining cell lines and primary neurons; analyzing signaling pathways in cells using biophysical approaches; management of multiple colonies of genetically modified mice; and general laboratory management and maintenance. Applicants should be technically skilled, possess excellent organizational and communication abilities, and be familiar with programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and GraphPad Prism. They should be enthusiastic, eager to learn and be a team player.

The position offers competitive salary and provides opportunities for career development and exposure to a rich scientific environment at NYU and the New York City area.

Candidates should apply via Interfolio with a CV, three references, and short letter of intent.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.