Job ID: 2011-3031
Campus: Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Employee Classification: 1199 Union
Department: Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (Einstein), 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 and full vesting in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year.
The Infectious Diseases Department is seeking a Research Technician B to assist with three main research projects. The projects will examine the following:
- The affects of phenotypic switching of cryptococcus neoformans on virulence
- The various aspects of clinical strains of candida species
- The development of monoclonal antibodies against staphylococcus enterotoxins
The first two projects involve collaborations with other members of the lab to study various aspects of fungal pathogenicity, primarily in invitro models. The technician will work independently on the third project , developing and characterizing monoclonal antibodies developed via hybridoma cell technology.
- B.S. /B.A. degree in Biology or related science or the equivalent skills and experience
- Must be able to conduct experiments with animals