Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Research Technician I – Wigler Lab

Job Number: 74280

Location: Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA, US

Job Description

Position Description

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on the North Shore of Long Island, is currently accepting applications for one Research Technician position in the Wigler lab.  The Technician will assist the Principal Investigator in executing non-routine and complex experiments with minimal supervision. The ideal candidate will work on developing and applying advanced single-cell multiomic sequencing technologies1,2 to human cancer samples, primarily in the areas of cancer genomics and transcriptomics, to study tumor-host interaction, tumor phylogeny, and immunology. 
 
Strong organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, and a high-level skill set in molecular biology research are required. The successful candidate will collect, record, and analyze data, and may also perform limited troubleshooting and basic maintenance and QC of laboratory equipment.

1. Li, S. et al. Copolymerization of single-cell nucleic acids into balls of acrylamide gel. Genome research 30, 49-61 (2020).
2. Li, S. et al. High-throughput single-nucleus hybrid sequencing reveals genome-transcriptome correlations in cancer. bioRxiv, 2023.10. 04.560973 (2023).
 Strong organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, and a high-level skill set in molecular biology research are required. The successful candidate will collect, record, and analyze data, and may also perform limited troubleshooting and basic maintenance and QC of laboratory equipment.

Position Requirements

EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline is required.
EXPERIENCE: We welcome applications from researchers with experience in related fields, as well as outstanding fresh graduates. Adequate knowledge of molecular biology, physics, organic chemistry, and biochemistry is preferred. Experience in basic molecular biology techniques (e.g., PCR, RNA/DNA/protein extraction), molecular cloning, and cell culture is desirable.
SKILLS/OTHER: The ideal candidate must have excellent communication skills, solid analytical and organizational abilities, and good penmanship. Strong skills in data collection and laboratory record-keeping are essential. The candidate should be self-motivated, able to work independently, and interact effectively with other members of the research team.

Environment

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 $45,000-49,449.   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: 2024-08-12

 

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