Job Title: Research Technician I – Tuveson Lab
Job Number: 70957
Location: Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA, US
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 the necessary supplies for the studies, operating equipment such as our ultrasound imager, conducting wet bench work such as immunohistochemical staining and performing basic cell culture to prepare cells for transplantation, 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).
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned biomedical research institution in New York. It has shaped contemporary biomedical research and is the home of eight Nobel Prize laureates. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory provides a highly dynamic and interactive research environment and also a unique opportunity of timely exposure to advances in various biomedical research fields and of interaction with a broad range of researchers from all over the world through its renowned Meetings and Courses program.
We believe that science is for everyone. We have had researchers with a variety of backgrounds and believe in the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Compensation and Benefits
Our employees are compensated in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, time off, and a range of recognition and wellness programs. Visit our CSHL Benefits sites to learn more. The salary range for this role is $42,000 – 48,499. The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., years of relevant experience, education, credentials, and internal equity).
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. VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Application Deadline: 2024-06-06