Part-Time 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.


This position is in an NIH-funded lab within the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology that investigates antibiotic resistance and vaccine development for pathogenic bacteria. This position provides laboratory support for work in bacterial culture, molecular biology, protein purification and immunological assays. Assistance animal work (mice) may be requested.


  1. Prepare bacterial culture medium and stock solutions.
  2. Perform or assist in routine procedures in bacterial culture; molecular biology (e.g., DNA and RNA purification, PCR); clone and produce recombinant polypeptides; and immunological assays (e.g., ELISA).
  3. Assist in work with laboratory mice (this is optional).
  4. Maintain laboratory and lab supply inventory
  5. Record all procedures that are performed, and any data that is obtained.


  • B.A., B.S., or M.S.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Six months (or more) of relevant laboratory experience is preferred.

Minimum Salary

USD $17.00/Hr.

Maximum Salary

USD $21.25/Hr.


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