• Research Technician- Developmental Biology

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 6 months ago(4/23/2019 10:48 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Research - Laboratory
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    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.
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    Job Description

    Research Technician – Developmental Biology


    This developmental biology laboratory conducts research on multicellular dynamics during the development of mouse embryos. Research technicians work as part of a talented team of molecular, cell and developmental biologists seeking an understanding of how cells move during development and how defects in this process lead to developmental disorders. Research technicians assist the investigator in research activities and contribute to research in developmental and cell biology by learning and performing a variety of experimental techniques, including molecular biology, confocal imaging, genetics, and using cutting-edge computational methods for quantitative image analysis.



    Principal Responsibilities:

    • Molecular biology approaches including experiments with DNA, RNA, and proteins.\
    • Cell and tissue biological approaches including immunohistochemistry of embryos
    • Fixed and live imaging of developing embryos using confocal microscopy and custom image analysis software.
    • Developing new methods for quantitative analysis in collaboration with an experienced experimental research team.
    • General lab organization.


    You need:

    • A Bachelor’s in Biology, Biochemistry, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, or related science.
    • Minimum of one year of undergraduate research experience required. 
    • Experience with molecular biology techniques highly preferred.
    • A minimum two-year commitment is required. #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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