Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Technician - Integrated Genomics Operation in New York, New York
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The Integrated Genomics Operation (IGO) is the data production engine of the Center for Molecular Oncology (CMO). Our laboratory supports basic, translational and clinical research with a wide range of genomics platforms. IGO is a highly automated laboratory that follows Lean laboratory principles.We are currently seeking aResearch Technicianto join our team and assist in the development of oursingle-cell genomics platforms. Our aim is to use single cell and other genomic technologies to map the course of tumor evolution.
As a Research Technician, you will learn to:
Operate and maintain robotic and optical instrumentation
maintain and work in a class 10k clean room environment
dissociate tissues into single cells, in collaboration with pathologists.
assist in the implementation of experimental protocols
work with material ranging from dissociated single cells to sequencing-ready dna libraries
meticulously record experimental details on a daily basis
work with the lab manager to maintain consumables inventory for your workflows
evaluate results and troubleshoot assays as required
read scientific literature to develop a detailed understanding of your work
use the lab information management system (lims), ilabs and other software to track samples, experiments and data qc metrics
maintain a lean environment in the laboratory
Enthusiastic, organized and detail-oriented
Efficient time manager
Able to multitask
Interested in the broad scientific principles behind the assays being developed
Able to work collaboratively with team members
Someone who can handle a very fast paced environment and the pressure associated with deadlines
An outstanding communicator
Highly comfortable with mathematics and stoichiometry
- A Bachelor’s Degree in a Biological, Chemistry, or Science-related field with undergraduate lab experience and excellent references. A track record of academic excellence.Previous molecular biology experience (handling cells, DNA, RNA) preferred.#LI-POST
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CategoryResearch - Laboratory