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Technician III – Band C
Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology
The Yu laboratory (http://www.yulab.org/) is large research group in the Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, conducting work in the broad area of Network Systems Biology. Working under general supervision of Professor Yu, and with considerable latitude for independent judgement, provide technical support for projects within his active research laboratory. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Helping research personnel carry out either proteomics (mass spectrometry) experiments or genomics assays
- performing moderately complex molecular and biochemical techniques;
- operating sophisticated lab equipment (such as a Tecan robot and Orbitrap Fusion Lumos mass spectrometer);
- maintaining safe and clean laboratory space;
- providing adequate supplies through purchasing and inventory management;
- Monitoring equipment service needs and helping with renewal of maintenance agreements;
- and other support activities including sterilization of glassware, media and solution preparation, removal of hazardous and biological waste, and assisting fellow lab members with tasks as needed.
This is a 1-year term appointment with possibility of extension, based on performance and available funding.
Required Qualifications: Associate’s Degree and at least 1 year of related experience. Working knowledge of molecular biology methodologies and lab techniques; we are specifically looking for candidates with extensive biochemistry, molecular biology, or genetics experiment experience to help carry out either proteomics (mass spectrometry) experiments or genomics assays. Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities, and exercise good reasoning skills and independent judgment within the framework of developed protocols. Proficiency required in standard computer software, including Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, and Excel) and basic Adobe programs. Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and ability to adapt to changing priorities, situations and demands. Take pride in providing exceptional service while working in a team-oriented and multi-cultural environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in science or technology with two or more years of related lab experience.
For full consideration, please attach BOTH a cover letter and resume to your application.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
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