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Research Assistant

Company name
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Salary
Open

Location
New York City, NY

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Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker's Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor's annual Employees' Choice Awards 2017. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time.

Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

As a

Research Assistant

you will assist in performing research activities in collaboration with internal/external personnel to complete science based projects. You will independently design, plan, and develop new methods and technologies for project advancement. The Senior Research Assistant will maintain a high level of expertise through familiarity with scientific literature and implement a quality assurance plan, as well as participate in scientific conferences and contribute to scientific journals.

You are:

An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding

Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments with a keen eye for detail

Action oriented and eager to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

You will:

Conducts a wide variety of experimental tests for Investigators' by developing new research methods or improving existing ones as needed.

Ensures laboratory equipment, instruments, solutions, stains, assays and other supplies for research experiments are prepared for testing

Work may involve culture and/or cell separation methods; electrophoretic separations: assays (e.g., RIA, TIA, ELISA); basic biology or other specialized science techniques depending on the lab.

Responds to and produces reports comprising of the requested statistics for the study as requested by the laboratory head and members of the research team

Responsible for scheduling staff and ensuring timeliness of work; may contribute to the performance appraisal process; may direct technician/clinical staff in the conduct of lab experimentation including operation of lab equipment

Develops proficiency testing and preparation of reports by following outlined technical procedures and monitors inventory using quality-control mechanisms and documentation.

You need:

Bachelors Degree in Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with 5-7 years of work experience in a Biological Laboratory Environment or Masters Degree in Sciences with 3-5 years of relevant experience.

Must have past animal handling experience

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MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Website : http://www.mskcc.org

Company Profile
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — the world's oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. Today, we are one of 41 National Cancer Institute–designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, with state-of-the-art science flourishing side by side with clinical studies and treatment. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available as we work to discover more-effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and biomedical research around the world.

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