Technician B

Updated: 15 days ago
Location: New York City, NEW YORK
Deadline: Medical Center ;

  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: 46,226.44

Position Summary

A talented Technician B is needed for performing high-impact Alzheimer’s disease research. The individual must possess prior experience with molecular biology techniques  and a strong wok ethic, as well as the ability to learn on the job.


Responsibilities

  • Cell culture work using primary mouse cells and IPSCs
  • Cryostat sectioning and immunohistochemistry on brain sections from transgenic mouse lines
  • Microscopy to characterize and quantify both immunocytochemistry and immunohistochemistry results
  • RNA-sequencing sample processing

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or physics or a completed animal husbandry program or equivalent in education, training and experience. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of various related laboratory procedures and techniques preferred.
  • One year of related experience preferred.

Other Requirements

  • Familiarity with biological terminology and techniques
  • Experience performing general molecular biology techniques such as Western blotting, qPCR, cell culture, and immunohistochemistry
  • Ability to keep records in an orderly fashion
  • Self-motivated, with a personal desire to perform experiments well and obtain clear results

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