Research Technician

USA-NY-New York
2 weeks ago(1/3/2018 10:06 AM)
Requisition ID
Research - Laboratory

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 Description

The Proteomics Core Facility is a biomedical proteomics center that supports laboratory and clinical research programs at Memorial Sloan Kettering.  The Proteomics Core performs mass spectrometry based analyses of proteins and peptides for the purpose of identification, relative quantitative analysis, and post-translational modification (PTM) analysis.  We are currently seeking an experienced research professional at the Research Technician or Senior Research Technician level.


You will:

  • Routinely help with sample submission, imaging of SDS-PAGE prepared samples, uploading of images onto iLabs request pages. 
  • Perform biochemical sample processing including reduction, alkylation, trypsin digestion and desalting of peptides and proteins. 
  • Operate nano-LC-MS/MS systems for the analysis of peptides and proteins and post-translational modification (PTM) experiments. 
  • Perform duties to contribute to the efficient operations of the Core laboratory including daily inspection and operation of instrumentation, monitoring supplies and reagents, and purchasing equipment and supplies as needed
  • Search databases and produce reports derived from raw mass spectrometry data; create spreadsheets for post-translational modifications analysis. 


You need: 


For Research Technician level, a Bachelor's with 0-3 years of full-time experience or Master’s with 0-1 years of full-time experience


For Senior Research Technician level, a Bachelor’s with 3+ years of full-time experience with Master’s with 1+ years of full-time experience


Preferred Experience: Familiar with SDS-PAGE and protein purification protocols; must have experience in sample processing for mass spectrometric analysis; has experience operating  nano-HPLC systems, mass spectrometers such as MALDI-TOF and OrbiTrap mass spectrometers equipped with nano spray sources.  Experience with proteomics softwares such as Xcalibur, Mascot, Sequest and Scaffold. #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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