Research Technician C

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Bronx, NY, USA
  • Dec 26, 2017

Job Description

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Lab background: The Frenette laboratory uses genetic mouse models and cultured cells to understand how hematopoietic stem cells are maintained and mature in the bone marrow. Our research also focuses on the role of vaso-occlusion and inflammation in disease and the role of the nervous system in cancer.

Minimum education requirements: BS or BA or equivalent (in biology or chemistry or relevant basic science field)

Experience: Two to four years (or more) experience in a research lab.

  1. Experience in basic molecular biology required (PCR, cloning, electrophoresis, DNA/RNA preps etc…)
  2. Experience with mouse handling and colony management essential (mouse tailing, bleeding, genotyping, weaning, breeding and strain maintenance)
  3. Experience with tissue culture preferred (human and mouse cell lines, and stem cells)
  4. Prior experience in lab management preferred (ordering supplies, maintaining stocks, solution preparations etc…)

Position title and hours: Technician. Hours are typical Monday-Friday 9-5pm, however ability to work somewhat flexible hours (sometimes after hours and sometimes weekends- small block of hours as the experiments require) may be expected.

Position responsibilities:

  1. Breeding, weaning, genotyping and maintaining lab mouse strains.
  2. Mouse and/or human cell line and stem cell culture.
  3. Basic molecular biology work: PCR, cloning, electrophoresis, DNA/RNA/Protein preps
  4. Ordering supplies, maintenance of lab stocks, solution preparations
  5. Assistance in troubleshooting and maintaining laboratory equipment
  6. Occasional histology and microscopy work
  7. Occasional after hours and weekend hours if some experiments require.

Location: Frenette Laboratory, Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. The school is a short commute from the Westchester county and also easily accessible (half hour) by express trains/buses from Manhattan.

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter summarizing your experience, along with the contact information of three references to; addressed to Paul Frenette, MD., Director and Chair, Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY