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Research Technician II

Organization
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Job Location
One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
United States
Job Description

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) seeking an experienced and enthusiastic research technician for an immediate full-time position in the Tuveson Laboratory/CSHL Organoid Facility at CSHL.

The Tuveson lab is interested in uncovering biological pathways that play a role in pancreatic cancer progression and in applying the knowledge from these studies to design novel therapies for pancreatic cancer. The Tuveson laboratory recently developed the 3-D organoid models of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and is using these model systems to unravel the biology of pancreatic cancer.

The successful candidate will join a group of scientists who employ cutting-edge technology to establish next generation organoid model systems from a wide variety of cancer tissues. These model systems will be used in-house and will also be made available to the scientific community all over the world, for mechanistic and therapeutic studies.

The candidate must have extensive experience in 2D mammalian cell culture. Experience in general molecular biology procedures including DNA isolation, cloning, quantitative PCR and RNA isolation is preferred, though it is not a requirement for this position. Familiarity and skills with common analytical computer programs are necessary. The successful candidate will also possess excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills, the willingness and ability to take initiative, and to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team. Responsibilities will also include general laboratory organization and maintenance of databases.

Requirements

EDUCATION: Successful applicants should possess a BS or MS degree
EXPERIENCE: Two years of research experience is preferred. The candidate must have extensive experience in 2D mammalian cell culture. 3D cell culture experience is a plus. Experience in general molecular biology procedures including DNA isolation, cloning, quantitative PCR and RNA isolation is preferred, though it is not a requirement for this position.
SKILLS: Familiarity and skills with common analytical computer programs are necessary. The successful candidate will also possess excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills, the willingness and ability to take initiative, and to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
OTHER: Work locations include CSHL main campus and CSHL Woodbury Genome Research center Campus. The candidate should be willing to commit at least 2 years to this position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please apply for the position via the CSHL careers website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/17143

Position Number02698-R

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu.

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

How to Apply

Please apply for the position via the CSHL careers website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/17143

Position Number02698-R

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu.

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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