The John B. Pierce Laboratory


The John B. Pierce Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


A full-time position is available as a research assistant at The John B. Pierce Laboratory, a nonprofit interdisciplinary research institute affiliated with Yale University.

We are seeking a highly motivated person capable of independently executing experimental plans that utilize cell culture and molecular biology techniques with experience in using aseptical technique for media preparation, maintenance of immortalize mammalian cell lines, and isolation and maintenance of primary mammalian neuronal cultures.  Candidate should be proficient in techniques such as DNA purification, DNA gel electrophoresis, PCR including primer design, and plasmid construction. Duties also include assisting with lab maintenance as necessary, and properly documenting all experiments and the resulting data.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences.  Hands-on laboratory experience beyond the classroom is desirable with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to communicate collaboratively with other members of the team.

The John B. Pierce Laboratory offers excellent benefits with employer paid health insurance and free parking.

Please submit cover letter and resume to: 
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

We do not sponsor employment-based visas for this position.  We only consider applicants who have valid authorization to work in the U.S.

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posted 01/29/2019

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE  (Job Code: VP005)       (formerly VP003 & VP004)

Two full-time positions are available for Postdoctoral Research Associates in the laboratory of Dr. Vincent Pieribone at the John B. Pierce Laboratory, a nonprofit research institute affiliated with Yale University.  These positions are in a lab which develops and uses genetically encoded activity indicators; further development and in vitro/in vivo application of such probes in various model organisms is the main focus of the work.

Applicants should hold a PhD in the field of Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Bioengineering, and have experience with molecular and cellular biology techniques, including recombinant DNA and protein techniques in both bacterial and mammalian systems. Ideal candidates have a background in protein purification, protein engineering, library construction, high-throughput molecular cloning, enzyme kinetics, gel electrophoresis, HPLC/FPLC, transcriptomics, or immunoblotting.  Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication, and team skills are necessary.

A coterminous postdoctoral appointment in a relevant department in the Yale School of Medicine is anticipated. The John B. Pierce Laboratory offers excellent benefits with employer paid health insurance and free parking.  Salary is commensurate with experience according to the NIH published postdoctoral stipend levels.

Please submit a single PDF file to  including:
1) A cover letter with a statement of research experience and interest, 2) Curriculum vitae, and 3) A list of three references.  Anticipated start date is as soon as possible.

Visit us at: Pieribone Lab & Publications

posted 11/01/2018