Laboratory Assistant

Job Locations US-NY-Valhalla
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The Laboratory Assistant at New York Medical College (NYMC) will be an integral member of the laboratory environment supporting medical research in important areas of focus including cancer, cardiovascular disease, infectious diseases, kidney disease, the neurosciences, disaster medicine, and vaccine development. This position may involve various responsibilities including but not limited to assisting with the design and performance of experiments, documenting results, maintaining laboratory equipment and stock, and ensuring laboratory organization. The level of independence and supervision may vary based on the lab’s focus, the candidate’s experience, ability to multitask among other factors. The specific duties for the lab environment are highlighted below.


The Bisserier Laboratory at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, is currently seeking a Full-time Laboratory Assistant. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with an interest in cellular and molecular biology. As a Laboratory Assistant, they will various laboratory techniques, including cell culture using human pulmonary vascular cells, pharmacological treatments, proliferation/apoptosis assays, immunoblotting, qRT-PCR, staining, in-vivo models of the disease, and various bioinformatic tools to analyze new data. The ideal candidate should excel in a collaborative team environment while also demonstrating strong self-motivation and determination.


  1. Assist the principal investigator with experimental design, execution, data collection, and interpretation
  2. Assist with laboratory staff training and oversee students performing procedures and experiments
  3. Maintain laboratory records and inventory for long-term sample storage
  4. Responsible for ordering supplies and day-to-day lab budgeting
  5. Ensure compliance with laboratory safety guidelines
  6. Other duties as assigned.


Education Requirement:

  • Master's degree in the field of Life Sciences or related field, preferred. 

Other skills/requirements: 

  • Highly motivated, skilled, and dynamic individual.
  • Good organization skills and ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Good oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Aptitude for quick learning and multi-tasking is critical
  • Previous experience with mammalian cell culture, aseptic techniques, and other laboratory techniques will be appreciated, but not required.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Knowledge of standard concepts, good laboratory practices, and procedures.

Minimum Salary

USD $29,200.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $36,400.00/Yr.


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