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Technician II - Band B
Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology
The Yu laboratory (http://www.yulab.org/) is a large research group in the Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, conducting work in the broad area of Network Systems Biology. Working under the general supervision of Professor Yu, provide basic technical support for projects within his active research laboratory. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
applying routine and moderately complex research techniques in support of experiments;
preparing and storing media, buffers and reagents according to specific lab protocols;
providing adequate supplies through purchasing and inventory management;
maintaining safe and clean laboratory space;
monitoring equipment service needs; and
other support activities including sterilization of glassware, removal of hazardous and biological waste, and assisting fellow lab members with tasks as needed.
This is a 1-year term appointment with the possibility of extension, based on performance and available funding.
Formal training beyond a HS Diploma of 1 to 2 years; at least 6 months of related experience. Knowledge of and experience with basic computer programs including MS Word, Excel, Access, and email.Must be able to work independently, adhere to deadlines, and multi-task.Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and take pride in providing exceptional service while working in a team-oriented and multi-cultural environment.
Bachelor's Degree in science or technology with one to two years related lab experience.Background or coursework in Biology (Genetics preferred) and Chemistry.Experience in both Mac and PC computing platforms.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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