The technician will oversee lab organization, assisting in maintaining research spaces in clean and efficient manner, placing orders for supplies, preparing astrocyte cultures from neonatal mice, maintaining primary cells and cell lines in tissue culture and preparation and maintenance of plasmid stocks. He/she will play a major role in studies quantifying gene expression with PCR and immunostaining of cells and tissue sections. He/she will assist students and postdocs in studies as needed and work closely with the PI to perform maintenance on microscopes and other lab equipment. He/she will also assist the PI in equipment returns for maintenance and keep track of the status of supply orders.
The person will:
perform simple or moderately complex technical procedures
require only infrequent guidance
may frequently be responsible for ordering supplies and equipment for the laboratory
may occasionally train or guide other technical personnel
may modify experimental protocols
occasionally analyze and interpret data
may make occasional written contributions to papers and grant proposals.*
An understanding of moderately complex scientific literature and moderate understanding of research goals and rationale is required.
*May not be applicable.
Internal Number: 2019-11756
About Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, e...mploying Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.