Job ID: 2011-3086
Campus: Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Employee Classification: 1199 Union
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 Neuroscience department is seeking a Research Technician B to participate in work directed at the therapy of central nervous system diseases, including Tay Sachs disease. Studies using cell culture and animal models will seek to identify corrective mechanisms and test treatment of strategies employing gene therapy, protein replacement and cell transplantation. The Technician should understand written scientific protocols and basic project goals and rationale.
Laboratory work will include:
preparation of primary cell cultures, neural cultures, handling of transgenic mice including injections, in situ perfusions and genotyping recombinant molecular biology
vital fluorescence assays on living specimens
immunocytochemistry and histology
confocal imaging and digital image analysis
prepare solutions, maintain laboratory inventory and order supplies as needed
- B.A. or B.S. in a related science or equivalent skills and experience. Biology or Neuroscience, Biochemistry or Molecular Genetics course work a plus