The Rockefeller University seeks a Laboratory Technician, Molecular Genetics and Immunology to join Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology. The Laboratory Technician will perform daily maintenance and care of a large mouse colony. Responsibilities include breeding, weaning, genotyping, histochemistry, and performing surgery on mice. Will prepare DNA samples and perform PCR on established mouse lines. Will also assist researchers with in vivo animal studies involving immunizations, animal bleeding, and possible analysis of harvested animal tissues, as well to work independently on molecular genetic/cell culture experiments needed in the lab. The Laboratory Technician will also coordinate with other lab members working with the mouse colony.
High School diploma required; college degree preferred. Must have 1-2 years of previous mouse handling and the ability to perform experiments on mice such as injections, tissue harvesting, and bleeding. Knowledge of basic molecular biology skills such as DNA isolation, PCR, and electrophoresis is needed. Must have the ability to multi-task, be well organized, detail-oriented, have excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as excellent computer skills. Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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Internal Number: IRC26089
About The Rockefeller University
The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.