Job ID: 2012-4735
Campus: Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Employee Classification: 1199 Union
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation, and proud home to more than 3,000 faculty and staff, 750 medical students and 350 PhD students, including 125 students in the combined MD/PhD programs. As a longstanding national leader in biomedical research, Einstein has 300+ research laboratories and has been awarded more than $199 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health. Einstein offers challenging, exciting, and rewarding careers for highly talented individuals who are dedicated to advancing pioneering educational and research initiatives. We pride ourselves in our humanitarian mission of serving the community and promoting an academic and working culture that is both supportive and collaborative. At Einstein, science is truly at the heart of medicine.
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education and psychology. Since welcoming our first class in 1955, Einstein has been an integral part of Yeshiva University, an institution that offers rewarding and challenging employment opportunities to qualified candidates in a wide range of disciplines.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is seeking a Research Technician B assist with a research project involving the development of antiviral strategies against emerging pathogens, including the Ebola and Marburg viruses.Responsibilities will include the cloning and expression of viral proteins in mammalian and insect cell lines, engineering, growth, and purification of recombinant viruses in cultured cells, and biochemical and cell-biological studies of viral infection pathways.
- B.S./B.A degree in arelated science required
- Must be familiar with basic procedures involved in handling chemicals and standard lab equipment
- Previous lab experience, including practical experience in molecular biology and cell culture preferred
- Experience in virology and/or protein analysis is a plus
- Working knowledge of word-processing and spreadsheet software is desirable
- Good organizational and communication skills are essential
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.