The John B. Pierce Laboratory


The John B. Pierce Laboratory is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans.

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

Our laboratory develops and uses genetically encoded fluorescent voltage indicators in nerve cells in various model systems. We are seeking a highly motivated person capable of working both independently and as a member of the team. The projects in the lab are based on use of cell culture and molecular biology techniques. Experience with aseptic technique for maintenance of mammalian cell lines (immortalized and primary neuronal cultures) is required. Experience with molecular biology techniques such as DNA purification, DNA gel electrophoresis, ligation, restriction digestion, PCR including primer design, DNA sequence analysis, and bacterial transformation is an advantage. The lab duties also include assistance with organization and maintenance of experimental infrastructure (upkeep of lab stocks, placing orders, etc.).

We are looking for applicants that have a bachelor degree in one of the biological sciences (Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, etc.) and at least two years of laboratory experience beyond the classroom (e.g. part-time, or full-time job). The candidate should also have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

To apply please submit your CV, contact information of three references, and a cover letter describing your previous lab experience, skill sets, and your career goals to:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Posted 12-5-17

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


This non-profit scientific research facility affiliated with Yale University is seeking an experienced individual to manage a 30,000 square foot, three story science research physical plant.  Qualified candidates must have a thorough knowledge of commercial buildings, grounds, and custodial maintenance practices, and possess journeyman trade level experience in one or more of the recognized building trades.  Five or more years of progressively responsible facilities/maintenance duties required.  Candidates must possess technical proficiency in automated applications using computerized maintenance support systems.  The candidate should be familiar with OSHA safety, supervisory and labor/management practices, and have strong communication and organizational skills.  This is a hands on management position requiring shared emergency response and weekend on-call duties.

Competitive salary and excellent medical, retirement, and vacation benefits.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to 

Posted 11-29-17