Research Technician II at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Posted in Research 15 days ago.

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Location: Cold Spring Harbor, New York

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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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Requisition Title
Research Technician II

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Job Status
Full Time

Education Required
Undergraduate Degree

Experience Required
3 - 5 Years

Position Description
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory ( CSHL ) invites applications for the position of Research Technician in the laboratory of Professor Jeremy Borniger. You will become part of a team that works in an exciting new area of neuroscience investigating how cancer alters the activity of discrete neural populations and how manipulation of these circuits influences cancer progression.
The ideal candidate should have experience in a variety of basic research activities, including small rodent handling, mammalian cell culture, and molecular biology techniques. In addition, the candidate should have strong organizational skills and experience in using and maintaining data spreadsheets. Responsibilities will include routine neuroscience tasks (e.g., cryostat sectioning, small animal surgery, DNA / RNA manipulation) as well as working in a team environment and problem solving.

Position RequirementsEducation: A Bachelor's Degree in Biology or a related discipline and at least 2 years of experience or a Master's Degree in a related discipline and at least 1 year of experience are required.
Experience: Experience in mammalian cell culture and basic molecular biology techniques, including DNA manipulation and cloning is desirable. Work will include research with mouse models of disease and willingness to handle animals is an absolute requirement. Comprehensive skills in data handling and excellent record keeping are equally important. The Borniger lab is willing to train applicants in systems neuro techniques.
Skills: The position requires flexibility, excellent organizational skills, the ability to troubleshoot and work independently, and a strong work ethic. Must be curious and highly motivated.
If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL careers website at -
Position Number: 02557-R
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today's research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL's multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.
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