• Research Technician E

    Posting Date 4 weeks ago(3/23/2018 12:24 PM)
    Job ID
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    1199 Union
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time

    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


    Transgenic mouse colony maintenance; DNA and RNA preparation; qRT-PCR analysis; analysis of blood glucose and insulin; command of Excel spreadsheet and Prism statistics programs; mouse surgery; immunocytochemistry; immunoblot analysis; immuno-purification of CD3+ and CD14+ cells from human umbilical cord blood and peripheral blood and DNA methylation profiling; T-lymphocyte culture studies.


    The person will:

    • perform simple, and/or moderate, and/or complex technical procedures
    • require supervision only rarely
    • routinely modify technical procedures
    • routinely be responsible for ordering supplies and equipment for the laboratory.
    • regularly train or guide other technical personnel
    • may give technical advisement regarding goals, data analysis and interpretation and troubleshoot
    • Frequently formulate experimental protocols
    • routinely analyze and interpret data
    • may make frequent written contributions to papers and grant proposals
    • may be responsible for using, troubleshooting and maintaining complex high tech equipment
    • An in-depth understanding of complex scientific literature and an extensive understanding of research goals and rationale is required.



    • Required to have at least a Bachelor's degree in a related science or equivalent skills or experience, and six or more years of experience.
    • Experience: Mouse handling and surgery required; previous experience in a molecular biology laboratory is essential; experience handling and purifying cells from human tissues and biofluids; experience culturing human T-lymphocytes.



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