Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on Long Island, New York, is presently seeking a Research Technician I for an immediate position in the Tuveson Laboratory.
The Tuveson Laboratory is interested in uncovering biological pathways and identifying novel therapeutic approaches for pancreatic cancer. To this end, we utilize both organoid and mouse models of pancreatic cancer. We are seeking a Research Technician, with previous experience working in a laboratory environment, to help with in vivo therapeutic studies. Familiarity with basic Mendelian Genetics concepts and with common computer software programs including Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Experience handling mice is a plus.
The candidate will be responsible for the daily care of our mouse models of pancreatic cancer and for helping to perform preclinical animal studies to test new treatments for this deadly cancer. Job duties will include mouse colony management, including mouse handling, weaning, and tail clipping. The candidate will also be responsible for administering therapeutic agents, performing survival surgeries, and performing necropsies on our mouse models. Additional responsibilities will include ordering supplies needed for studies, operating equipment, such as our ultrasound imager, performing wet bench work, such as immunohistochemical staining, keeping meticulous study records, helping to organize the laboratory, and maintaining lab databases.
Skills: The successful candidate should possess excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills, will be willing to take initiative, and will be able to work effectively and productively in a team-oriented environment while maintaining a strong sense of integrity.
Education: Successful candidates should possess a BA degree or equivalent.
This position may require occasional duties on weekends and holidays, and the candidate will need to be able to travel freely between the Woodbury and main CSHL campus (a 15 minute drive).
Work locations include the main CSHL campus and the CSHL Genome Research Center in Woodbury.
If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL careers website at - http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/15512
Position Number: 02412-R
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
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. For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 02412-R
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.