Job ID: 2011-4431
Campus: Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Employee Classification: 1199 Union
Department: Pediatrics - 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.
We are seeking a Research Technician B for the Herold Lab to work on studies of HIV. The Technician will assist with research using traditional molecular biology techniques in the testing of clinical samples, running ELISAs, and the administering of antimicrobial assays that focus on safe and effective treatments to prevent HIV and genital herpes. The ideal candidate is interested in human disease and the use of molecular biology and immunology in understanding the disease. He/She should also be interested in working on clinical trial samples and process samples and be able to run ELISAs and antimicrobial assays.
B.A. or B.S. in a related science or equivalent skills and experience is required
- Master’s degree in the biological sciences and/or additional laboratory experience is preferred
Working knowledge of basic laboratory procedures and safety measures is required
- Experience with tissue culture, molecular biological techniques, bacterial viral growth and running ELISAs and Luminex assays preferred
Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential