• Research Technician, Sr-006829

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/5/2019 9:47 AM)
    Requisition ID
  • 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

    Job Description – Senior Research Technician



    The Sadelain lab is seeking a Senior Research Technician to add to their team of scientists working on cutting-edge immunotherapy research, focusing on the development of CAR T cells from induced Pluripotent stem cells (iPSC). You will provide support as well as perform independent experiments within a team of scientists. You will be involved in the execution and optimization of sensitive, long-term T cell differentiations, isolate rare populations and perform RNA and protein analysis of these populations.


    You are:

    • Accurate, detail oriented, critical and patient in your performance, interpretation and discussion of experiments and data.
    • An effective communicator with good interpersonal skills, able to work in a group as well as with outside collaborators
    • Action oriented and eager to take initiative, perform tasks with a sense of urgency and importance
    • Enthusiastic and excited about the research topics studied


    You will:

    • Perform independent tissue-culture based experiments including pluripotent stem cell differentiations, flow cytometry, CBA bead array, cytotoxicity assays, flow cytometry- and bead-based cell isolations and RNA extractions.
    • Prepare laboratory equipment, instruments, solutions, assays and other supplies as instructed for research experiments.
    • Maintain accurate and detailed computer and paper records
    • Respond to and complete 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.
    • Responsible to maintain inventory and purchase equipment and materials for the laboratory.


    You need:

    • Bachelor Degree in Biology with 3+ years of related laboratory experience or Master Degree with at least 1 year of related experience.
    • Significant tissue culture experience is required, stem cell experience is a bonus
    • Comfortable with flow cytometry performance and analysis
    • A minimum 2 year commitment is required



    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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