Albert Einstein College Research Technician B in United States

ABOUT US

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

The person will:

  • perform simple or moderately complex technical procedures
  • require occasional guidance
  • may occasionally be responsible for ordering supplies and equipment for the laboratory
  • rarely train or guide other technical personnel.
  • An understanding of simple scientific literature and the research goals and rationale is required
  • Limited skills in the analysis and interpretation of data may be required.
  • Enter clinical data vetted by the PI from excel spreadsheet to Redcap clinical database.
  • Order lab supplies from list provided by members of the lab; order routine supplies when they are getting low in quantity.
  • Purify DNA from cell lines, mouse tissues or saliva samples using Qiagen kits.
  • Measure DNA quality and quantity by agarose gel or Nanodrop. This may involve diluting DNA samples.
  • Perform basic molecular biological experiments such as PCR or quantitative RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase PCR) under the supervision of scientists in the lab. Perform statistical analysis of quantitative RT-PCR results.
  • Perform PCR based genotyping of mice to identify different mouse genetic backgrounds under the supervision of scientists in the lab.
  • Assist students and fellows in mouse husbandry in the mouse facility.
QUALIFICATIONS

Required to have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in a related science or equivalent skills and related experience, and zero to two years of related experience.

Job ID: 2018-11657

Campus: Einstein/Resnick - Bronx

Employee Classification: 1199 Union

Department: Genetics

Position Type: Regular Full-Time