Research Technician B

Updated: 1 day ago
Location: New York City, NEW YORK
Job Type: FullTime

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation's premfer institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

 

Einstein's major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty's consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art "hospital without beds", a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state's first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein's clinical faculty and training Einstein's medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine fs an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve. 



The Research Technician B will work in the laboratory of Professor Noboru Hiroi, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The duties include behavioral testing, surgery, and perfusion of mice, histological analysis, and PCR-based genotyping. 

The person will:

  • perform simple or moderately complex technical procedures
  • require occasional guidance
  • may occasionally be responsible for ordering supplies and equipment for the laboratory
  • rarely train or guide other technical personnel.
  • An understanding of simple scientific literature and the research goals and rationale is required
  • Limited skills in the analysis and interpretation of data may be required.


  • Bachelors in a Related Science required or equivalent skills and experience required.  M.S. strongly preferred.
  • 0-2 years experience required, 1 to 2 years in general lab work and cell culture preferred.
  • Background in Neuroscience is essential; Knowledge in Molecular Biology is desired.
  • Must be able to calculate concentrations and prepare reagents correctly.
  • Organizational skills, detailed oriented, record keeping and initiative required

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