Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory located on the North Shore of Long Island, is currently accepting applications for one Research Technician position in the Wigler lab.
The Technician will provide assistance to a Principal Investigator and must be able to execute non-routine and complex experiments with minimal supervision. It is likely that the excellent candidate will work on the further development and applications of BAG-seq (an advanced single-cell DNA and RNA analysis technique developed by Wigler lab.) Strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail is required along with the requisite skill set for high-level molecular biology research. The successful candidate will collect, record and assist in analysis and interpretation of data. The technician may also perform limited troubleshooting and carry out basic maintenance and QC of laboratory equipment.
EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline is required.
EXPERIENCE: Research experience in a relative field and excellent fresh graduates are welcome to apply. Experience with molecular biology techniques such as PCR, isolation of RNA/DNA, labeling and sorting, and NGS library preparation/sequencing and adequate organic chemistry or biochemistry knowledge is preferred. Computer skills and experience with data presentation are desirable.
SKILLS/OTHER: Must have excellent communication skills, solid analytical & organizational ability and good penmanship. Strong skills in data collection and laboratory record keeping are essential. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and interact effectively with other members of the research team.
We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits program and an onsite childcare center.
Please direct all questions or concerns to the Human Resources department and not to Dr. Wigler. All applicates should only apply through the provided link: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/18659 Position ID: 03024-R
Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.
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