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Technician II – Band B
Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology
The Yu laboratory (http://www.yulab.org/) is large research group in the Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, conducting work in the broad area of Network Systems Biology. Working under general supervision of Professor Yu, provide basic technical support for projects within his active research laboratory. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- applying routine and moderately complex biochemical research techniques in support of experiments;
- preparing and storing media, buffers and reagents according to specific lab protocols;
- providing adequate supplies through purchasing and inventory management;
- maintaining safe and clean laboratory space;
- monitoring equipment service needs; and
- other support activities including sterilization of glassware, removal of hazardous and biological waste, and assisting fellow lab members with tasks as needed.
This is a 1-year term appointment with possibility of extension, based on performance and available funding.
Required Qualifications: Formal training beyond a HS Diploma of 1 to 2 years; at least 6 months of related experience in a research lab. Working experience with basic computer applications including MS Word, Excel and email. Must be able to work independently, adhere to deadlines, and multi-task. Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and take pride in providing exceptional service while working in a team-oriented and multi-cultural environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in science or technology with one to two years of related lab experience, with ability to use basic techniques common in cell and molecular biology research.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
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