Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Technician in New York, New York

Research Technician

Job Posting Number: 16274

Research – Laboratory

New York,NY

October 10, 2017

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

The Klebanoff Laboratory, a member of the Parker Institute of Cancer Immunotherapy, is interested in developing novel T-cell based immunotherapies for the treatment of solid cancers.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Research Technician to work closely with a Senior Research Scientist on the high-throughput discovery and biophysical characterization of T cell receptors specific for cancer-associated antigens. A primary aim of the research group is to develop adoptive T cell immunotherapies that can be rapidly translated into the clinic to treat cancer. Thus, all members will gain unique experience in bench-to-bedside translation.

You will:

  • Tissue culture, immunological assays (e.g., flow cytometry, ELISA) and molecular biology techniques (e.g., RNA isolation, qPCR).

  • Be comfortable operating common lab equipment such as centrifuges, microscopes and thermo cyclers and willing to learn to operate more specialized equipment like flow cytometers and real-time PCR instruments.

  • Prepare common laboratory reagents like buffers, media.

You need:

A Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a closely related major is required and at least one-year experience in basic laboratory skills is preferred or Master’s. The ideal candidate will be well-organized with a strong attention to detail and demonstrate enthusiasm to learn and contribute to the laboratory’s ongoing projects. #LI-SB1

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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