Research Technician Grade III

Job Locations US-NY-Valhalla
Requisition ID
2022-8286
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule Shift
1
Hours Per Week
35
Travel
10%
Category
Research
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Overview

The Research technician will be assisting with the oversight of the preparation, storage and inventory control of experimental samples, laboratory equipment and supplies. Daily responsibilities will include varietal lab experiments i.e. cell culture, western blotting, PCR/RT-PCR, microscopy staining and data analysis. Weekly responsibilities include mouse colony maintenance, placing and logging lab orders, performing research on topics related to current projects, and presentation of lab data. This position will require a thorough understanding of current diabetes research, especially regarding beta cell biology and small molecule intervention methods. Experience with diabetes specific protocols is a must. Proficiency with islet isolation, transplantation, and pancreatic morphological assessment is necessary.

Responsibilities

1. Perform general lab/routine procedures (i.e. media solution) and run basic lab protocols with supervision (i.e. assays and cell growth and maintain)
2. Help and train new researchers (i.e. master, PhD, and summer student)
3. Work with lab members on their research, providing intellectual and physical assistance. Maintain log book, lab notebook and write lab reports.
4. Work with vendors to maintain lab equipment and order supplies for lab while maintaining and tracking budgets.
5. Computer skills in Microsoft Office and GraphPad. Maintain data base of services and invoices. Maybe asked to perform other duties occasionally which are not included above, but will be consistent with the role

Qualifications

(A) Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree
(B) Licenses or Certifications:
(C) Technical/Computer Skills: Must be proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
(D) Prior Experience: A minimum of 2-3 years lab experience, preferred in diabetes research.
(E) Physical & Environmental Demands: Receiving, unpacking and storing supplies, ability to work with mice regularly.

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