Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invites applications for a Joint Research Technician in the laboratories of Dr. Hannah Meyer (https://meyer-lab-cshl.github.io/) and Dr. Semir Beyaz.
The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of computational and experimental scientists to study the development of the immune system and its interactions with stem cells and microbiomes in response to diet and obesity. The lab technician will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigators and the main responsibility will be to manage the labs’ mouse colonies, including managing breedings, tracking all animals, genotyping, and assigning animals to specific investigators within the lab. They will also be responsible for managing and purchasing necessary supplies and reagents.
Additional responsibilities may include: performing standard laboratory procedures such as maintaining cell cultures; staining tissue section slides using standard techniques; performing assays for protein, RNA or DNA; and dissociation of mouse tissues and tumor.
Position RequirementsEDUCATION: BS/BA in biology, biomedicine, biochemistry or related life science discipline is required.
DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: Experience in any of the following techniques would be advantageous: working with mice (including handling, colony maintenance, and record keeping), standard molecular and cell biology techniques including cell culture, biochemical assays such as western blotting and immunoprecipitation, microscopy and flow cytometry. Experience with next gen sequencing is preferred. The candidate should be willing to commit at least 2 years to this position, and possess excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills; the willingness and ability to work independently and take initiative; and a strong sense of integrity.
We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, and an onsite childcare center. The Laboratory offers a warm, collegial, and highly collaborative scientific environment. It is located on the north shore of Long Island and readily accessible from New York City via the Long Island Rail Road.
If you are interested in joining the lab, please submit a CV, cover letter, a description of research accomplishments & a description of future research plans to the online application here: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/17967. Position ID: 02874-R
CSHL is a world-renowned research and educational institution recognized internationally for its excellence in ground-breaking research programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and bioinformatics and broad educational mission. This position is affiliated with the Simons Center for Quantitative Biology and the Cold Spring Harbor Cancer Center.
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu
You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.
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