Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Research Technician II – Meyer Lab

Job Number: 70893

Location: Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA, US

Job Description

Position Description

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invites applications for a Research Technician in the laboratory of Dr. Hannah Meyer (https://meyer-lab-cshl.github.io/).
 
The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of computational and experimental scientists to study T cell development and auto-immunity. The lab technician will assist members in the Meyer lab in a variety of projects, with a particular focus on processing and biobanking of human tissue samples. As a lab technician in the Meyer lab, you will be a full member of our team, with room to grow by conducting your own independent projects and working on your science communication through presentations in lab meetings and journal clubs.
 
Additional responsibilities include lab inventory management, equipment calibration, preparation of biochemical reagents and animal colony maintenance.
 
The candidate should be able to commit to flexible work hours, with evening shifts necessitated by arrival of human specimen.

 

Position Requirements

Education- BS/BA in biology, biomedicine, biochemistry or related life science discipline is required.
Experience required: 0-2 years
Desired skills and experience: Experience in any of the following techniques would be advantageous: working with clinical tissue samples, microscopy and flow cytometry. Experience with standard molecular and cell biology techniques including cell culture, biochemical assays such as western blotting and immunoprecipitation is preferred. The candidate should be willing to commit at least 2 years to this position, and possess excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills; the willingness and ability to work independently and take initiative; and a strong sense of integrity.

Supplemental Information

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.
 
Members in the Meyer lab come from across the globe and have been trained in different cultural and scientific environments. We believe that this diversity in professional and personal experiences is key to the diversity of thought and ideas that are fundamental to innovative research. We foster creative ideas and research approaches in an inclusive laboratory environment that trains and supports individuals of all backgrounds and abilities. We strongly encourage candidates from non-traditional and/or underrepresented backgrounds, broadly defined, to apply.
 
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 – $50,999.   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: 2024-06-04

 

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