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As a Senior Research Technician you will manage and conduct laboratory activities including performing experiments and analyzing data, maintaining supply inventory and experimental instruments, and working with other lab members.
This is a position of considerable responsibilities, with commensurate compensation, both financial and academic. For example, past and current senior research technicians have presented research at scientific conferences, and published as co-authors in multiple high-profile publications.
An ideal candidate is an individual with biological laboratory research expertise, including hands-on experience with breeding of genetically-engineered mice, mouse husbandry and procedures such as autopsy and xenografting, mammalian tissue culture and procedures such as lentivirus transduction, and analytical experiments in molecular and cell biology such as genetic cloning, immunoassays, and molecular purifications. Prior experience in laboratory management is a plus.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments with a keen eye for detail
Action oriented and eager to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
Prepare laboratory equipment, instruments, solutions, stains, assays and other supplies as instructed for research experiments.
Be involved in work with culture and/or cell separation methods; electrophoretic separations: assays; immunoblotting, flow cytometry, and fluorescence microscopy.
Operate lab equipment such as centrifuges, pH meters, analytical balancers, scintillation counters, spectrophotometers, light microscopes and other equipment as instructed.
Be involved in animal handling requiring injection of mice, collection/harvesting of tissues, fluids; animal autopsies in order to make chemical identification and conduct analyses.
Respond to and completes tasks as instructed by the P.I. and staff associated with designated research projects by carrying out the requested activities.
Provide assistance with other on-going research for peers and research personnel in the laboratory by completing tasks related to the projects within the deadline specified.
Perform necessary analysis and calculations, records data and writes reports on research findings.
Respond to and produces reports comprising of the requested statistics for the study as requested by the laboratory head and members of the research team.
Purchase equipment and materials for the laboratory.
Assist Administrative Assistant in generation of purchase order information for supplies and equipment by gathering information for online purchase
Help to prepare presentations and written articles for publication.
You need :
Bachelor's in Biology or closely related major with 3+ years related experience or Master's with at least 1 year of related experience.
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.