• Research Technician

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/9/2018 1:32 PM)
    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 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.

    Job Description

    We are looking for a highly motivated Research Technician to join our team that is currently developing human pluripotent stem cell-based approaches for a variety of research purposes. The primary purpose of this position is to design and execute molecular cloning for the different assays, such as genome editing, generation of reporter cell lines and isogenic iPSC lines, etc.


    You will:  

    • Design, plan and execute experiments for molecular cloning for CRISPR related genome editing and reporter cell line generation.
    • Author and review laboratory methods and reports, write SOPs.
    • Participate in developing and establishing relevant new technologies, as needed.

    You need:

    • Bachelor, master or Ph.D. degrees in molecular biology or other science related field, with >3 years of laboratory experience
    • Skilled in molecular and cell biology techniques including, but not limited to, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, cloning, Western blotting, quantitative PCR, and immunofluorescence techniques
    • Molecular cloning experience related to CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing and/or reporter line generation is highly preferred.
    • The candidate must be self-motivated and flourish in a team-based environment.
    • Experience working on human pluripotent stem cells is a plus.


    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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