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We are seeking a Laboratory Aid to join our team.
A highly motivated researcher with strong work ethic and a clear communicator.
Adaptable and take initiative to troubleshoot problems and improve laboratory operations.
Punctual and reliable, able to complete assigned tasks on time with moderate supervision.
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
Rigorous and with strong attention to detail in carrying out experimental procedures.
Preparation of food for fruit fly cultures. Maintain regular food supply for multiple fly labs.
Maintain and regularly transfer a large collection of fruit fly stocks. Assess and report on the health of these stocks to lab members and principal investigators.
Prepare Drosophila media and order reagents. Closely follow standard laboratory operating procedures.
Maintain a computer database with an inventory of supplies and reagents.
Operate and troubleshoot standard laboratory equipment.
Maintain stock supplies and keep fly culture facilities in a neat and organized manner.
Perform quality assurance audits to ensure that proper protocols are followed.
Communicate with investigators to identify and resolve problems. Provide recommendations on optimizing facility operations.
High school education or equivalent.
Laboratory experience, general science background, and some college preferred.
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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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.