Research Technician B

Job ID
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date
2 weeks ago(5/22/2020 8:57 AM)
Employee Classification
1199 Union
Stem Cell Institute
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Position responsibilities:

1. Breeding, weaning, genotyping and maintaining lab mouse strains.
2. Mouse and/or human cell line and stem cell culture.
3. Basic molecular biology work: PCR, cloning, electrophoresis, DNA/RNA/Protein preps
4. Ordering supplies, maintenance of lab stocks, solution preparations
5. Occasional histology and microscopy work



The person will:

  • Perform a moderate number of simple or moderate technical procedures;
  • Require occasional guidance;
  • Occasionally be responsible for ordering routine supplies;
  • Rarely modify technical procedures;
  • Rarely train other lab members;
  • Rarely guide other lab members;
  • A simple / limited understanding of scientific literature and the research goals and rationale is required;
  • Occasionally analyze data;
  • Rarely interpret data;
  • Rarely make written contributions to papers and grant proposals.*


*May not be applicable.


Minimum education requirements: BS or BA or equivalent (in biology or chemistry or relevant basic science field)


Experience: 0-2 years (or more) experience in a research lab.

1. Familiarity with basic molecular biology required (PCR, cloning, electrophoresis, DNA/RNA preps etc…)
2. Familiarity with mouse handling and colony management (mouse tailing, bleeding, genotyping, weaning, breeding and strain maintenance)
3. Familiarity with tissue culture applications (human and mouse cell lines, and stem cells)


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.


We have also been recognized by Forbes as one of the country's best midsize employers in 2019. Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers. Einstein ranked 3rd within the education category in New York State and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.


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.


Lab background: The Frenette laboratory uses genetic mouse models and cultured cells to understand how hematopoietic stem cells are maintained and mature in the bone marrow (please see Nakahara et al. Nat. Cell Biol. 2019; Maryanovitch et al. Nat Med. 2018). Our research also focuses on the role of vaso-occlusion and inflammation in disease (Xu et al. Nat Med 2019; Zhang et al. Nature 2015), and the role of the nervous system in cancer (Zahalka et al. Science 2017). 


Shift: Hours are typical Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:30pm


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