Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Research Technician II – Wigler Lab

Job Number: 55897

Location: Cold Spring Harbor, 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 applying advanced single-cell spatial-transcriptomic technologies to human cancer samples, primarily in the areas of cancer genomics and transcriptomics, to study tumor-host interaction 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.


Position Requirements 

EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline is required.
EXPERIENCE: We welcome applications from researchers with experience in a related field, as well as excellent fresh graduates. Experience in microscopy, basic molecular biology techniques (e.g., PCR, RNA/DNA/protein extraction), and tissue sample preparation is preferred. Adequate knowledge of organic chemistry and physics 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.

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. Our laboratory offers a collaborative and dynamic research environment and we prioritize increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in science. Individuals from non-traditional and/or under-represented background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation and Benefits
Our employees are compensated in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, discounted onsite Bright Horizons childcare, retirement plans, time off, and a range of recognition and wellness programs. Visit our CSHL Benefits site to learn more.

You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment.

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: 2023-11-03


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