MAIN FUNCTION:

The Research Technician (T03) under close supervision, assists investigators in research activities and carries out assigned laboratory duties according to standard procedures.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Laboratory Experimentation: Performs one or more laboratory procedures such as preparing routinely used reagents, stains, immunological assays, isolating and purifying substances; making laboratory determinations of blood, urine, stools and other specimens; and making analytical measurements.

Percent of time: 50%
Level of importance: Critical
Transferability/permanence: Not Transferable (Choose one)

2. Laboratory Operations: Depending on research activity, may use or operate equipment and instruments such as microscopes, spectrophotometers, centrifuges, electron microscopes, pH meters, and other standard laboratory equipment. Schedules assignments and responsibilities for experiments to be performs, from day to day. 

Percent of time: 40%
Level of importance: Critical / Provides a major contribution / Provides a minor contribution (Choose one)
Transferability/permanence: Transferable/Not Transferable (Choose one)

3. Data Analysis: Records data and performs simple computations

Percent of time: 10%
Level of importance: Critical / Provides a major contribution / Provides a minor contribution (Choose one)
Transferability/permanence: Transferable/Not Transferable (Choose one)

SPECIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

(License/registration required, specialized skills and abilities.)

Technical skills: Experience in cloning of constructs, real-time PCR, RT-PCR, transfection and western blotting.  

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

(Minimum education or equivalent experiences).

B.S. or B.A. (Biological or Natural Sciences) degree is required with up to 3 years of experience. The position requires diverse experience in research methods applicable to the Department’s research objectives.

CONTACTS:

Internal: This individual will interact with all members of the research laboratory team, including investigators, postgraduate students, research fellows, graduate assistants, and others.

External: Contacts involve sharing information with representatives of community laboratories and researchers.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position functions in a typical laboratory environment.

Mailing Address

Please email applications to Maurizio Scaltriti.

Email

scaltrim@mskcc.org