• Research Technician C

    Posting Date 3 weeks ago(9/27/2018 3:10 PM)
    Job ID
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    1199 Union
    Position Type
    Part-time Temp greater than three months

    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.



    Albert Einstein College of Medicine -
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health
     is looking for a technician to contribute to our research program. 

    The technician will be supervised by the PI, REI fellow and other technician in the lab.

    Responsibilities will include ordering necessary supplies, train the fellow in molecular biology experiments (if necessary)  and operation of complex equipment such as an HPLC and liquid handlers. This position is part-time terporary position with opportunity to be extended. Responsabilities includes, but not limited to:

    • Review the literature pertaining to the experiments
    • Cell culture, western blot, ELISA and qRT-PCR experiments.
    • Assist in molecular biology experiments as needed.
    • Clean incubators and water bath monthly.
    • Prepare sterile pipets, gelatin and other reagents.
    • Check and inspect cultures, media and reagents.
    • ES cell maintenance: feeding and passaging.
    • Prepare variety of media for different cell cultures.
    • Aliquot: serum, numerous cytokines, etc.

    The person will:

    • perform simple or moderately complex technical procedures
    • require only infrequent guidance
    • may frequently be responsible for ordering supplies and equipment for the laboratory
    • may occasionally train or guide other technical personnel
    • may modify experimental protocols
    • occasionally analyze and interpret data
    • may make occasional written contributions to papers and grant proposals.*
    • An understanding of moderately complex scientific literature and moderate understanding of research goals and rationale is required.


    *May not be applicable.



    • Bachelors in a Related Science required or equivalent skills and experience required.  M.S. strongly preferred.
    • 2-4 years experience required, 1 to 2 years in general lab work and cell culture preferred.
    • Background in Molecular Biology a plus.
    • Must be able to calculate concentrations and prepare reagents correctly.
    • Must have experience with cell culture, western blot, ELISA and qRT-PCR experiments.
    • Organizational skills, detailed oriented, record keeping and initiative required.
    • Experience with immunohistochemistry for quantification of reception expression and reproductive hormones preferred.


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