Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York City, NY, United States
Research, Chemistry, Sciences
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we\u2019re 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\u2019re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker\u2019s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor\u2019s Employees\u2019 Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We\u2019re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
Are you looking to join a creative lab? As a Senior Research Technician you will perform research activities in collaboration with internal/external personnel to complete science-based projects. You will normally receive detailed instructions while making observations, analyzing data and interpreting results according to laboratory procedures. Our Research Technician will provide support to all technical/research staff and postdocs.
An effective communicator, capable of resolving how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet dedications with a keen eye for detail
Eager to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
Prepares laboratory instruments, solutions, stains, assays and other supplies as instructed for research experiments.
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.
Operates lab equipment such as centrifuges, pH meters, analytical balancers, scintillation counters, spectrophotometers, light microscopes and other equipment as instructed.
May be involved in animal handling requiring injection of animals, collection/harvesting of tissues, fluids; animal autopsies in order to make chemical identification and conduct analyses.
Respond to and completes tasks as instructed by the P.I. and staff associated with designated research projects by carrying out the requested activities.
Provides assistance with other ongoing research for peers and research personnel in the laboratory by completing tasks related to the projects within the deadline specified.
Performs necessary analysis and calculations, records data and writes reports on research findings.
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 purchasing equipment and materials for the laboratory.
Have no issues working on mice or mousing handling
Bachelors Degree in Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with significant laboratory experience.
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.
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Website : http://www.mskcc.org
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.