Job ID: 2012-5062
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 nations 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. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year.
The laboratory of Charles E.Rogler has a Research Technician B opening for a highly motivated, energetic and career oriented individual to participate in original cutting edge research in the area of Mammalian RNA Biology. The Rogler laboratory has recently made important discoveries in the area of Gene Silencing by microRNAs and the individual hired will work with, and be trained by, laboratory members in modern techniques of Molecular Biology.
Duties will include:
- Plasmid DNA preparations
- genomic cloning, subcloning
- preparation of plasmid vectors
- full length cDNA cloning
- Southern, Northern and Western Blotting
- cDNA microarray techniques
- Real Time PCR
- oligonucleotide gene knockout protocols
- Computer data analysis
- Perform other related duties as assigned
- BA or BS with a major in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related area required
- Familiarity with basic procedures involved in handling chemicals and standard lab equipment preferred
- Strong research background and experience are preferred, although candidates at entry level will be considered
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.