Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Technician in New York, New York
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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.
Are you looking to join a creative lab? As aResearch Technicianyou will perform research activities in collaboration with internal/external personnel to complete science-based projects. You will normally receive detailed instructions while making observations, analyzing data and interpreting results according to laboratory procedures. Our Research Technician will provide support to all technical/research staff and postdocs.
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
Able to hold yourself and others accountable in order to achieve goals and live up to commitments.
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
Approachable – someone who is comfortable with diverse groups of people and able to make others comfortable with you.
Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles.
Able to utilize a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insights into personal strengths and weaknesses.
Be involved in animal handling requiring injection of animals, collection/harvesting of tissues, fluids; animal autopsies in order to make chemical identification and conduct analyses.
Mouse colonymaintenance and breeding.
Will involve culture and/or cell separation methods; electrophoretic separations: assays (e.g., RIA, TIA, ELISA); basic biology or other specialized science techniques depending on the lab (FACS).
Respond to and completes tasks as instructed by the P.I. and staff associated with designated research projects by carrying out the requested activities.
Provide assistance with other on-going research for peers and research personnel in the laboratory by completing tasks related to the projects within the deadline specified.
Perform necessary analysis and calculations, records data and writes reports on research findings.
Respond to and produces reports comprising of the requested statistics for the study as requested by the laboratory head and members of the research team.
Be responsible for purchasing equipment and materials for the laboratory.
Bachelors Degree in Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with significant laboratory experience.
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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CategoryResearch - Laboratory