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We are seeking a Senior Research Technician with outstanding communication skills to work in the Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory on population and hospital-based studies related to the identification of host and tumor characteristics that affect cancer risk and progression of the disease. This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and experienced technician looking for a position with room for growth.
As a Senior Research Technician, you will be responsible for:
Handling existing and incoming study specimens
Experimental design and testing (e.g., DNA extraction, genotyping, ELISA)
Quality control processes
Literature searches and retrieval of information from web-based sources
General laboratory maintenance including monitoring inventory, ordering supplies, and preparing reagents
Bachelor’s with 3+ years of related experience or Master's with at least 1 year of related experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience testing nucleic acids and handling human specimens strongly preferred
Please Note: This position requires work with human biological specimens and with chemicals.
Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.