Research Technician B

Updated: 3 days 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 premier 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 is 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 technician will be responsible for processing of peripheral blood and bone marrow samples on a weekly basis that involves isolation of mononuclear cells (MNCs), DNA, RNA and protein. Samples will be catalogued or used in Performing colony formation assays.  Cryopreserving patient MNC samples, cell lines, mammalian cell culture. Basic laboratory stock maintenance and preparation of buffers will also be required.

 

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.


Required to have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in a related science or equivalent skills and experience, and zero to two years of experience.

Training:  training in basic laboratory techniques

Experience: one year or more experience in laboratory work including hospital work experience preferred. 


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