A position for a research technician is now open in our lab. Please search for job number 049205 on Upstate website (https://jobsatupstate.peopleadmin.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp). A Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics or other related biological disciplines and a minimum of one year’s experience in a research laboratory (senior research experience for college graduates will also be considered) are required. Experience in yeast genetics and/or mammalian cell culture and transfection is preferred. Basic conceptual knowledge of molecular cloning is required.
Will assist in experiments relevant to grant-funded work in studying DNA replication and genomic instability. Will perform experiments on a routine basis including DNA isolation, agarose gel electrophoresis, Southern blotting/hybridization, and DNA library (e.g. whole genome DNA or captured DNA double strand breaks by Break-seq) preparation for high throughput sequencing. Will also perform other duties as assigned: ordering and receiving supplies; bookkeeping; stock solution and media preparation for the laboratory; and general lab management with possible mentoring opportunity of student helpers and graduate assistants. Persons who are well organized, thoughtful and self-motivated will be given the highest consideration. Salary commensurate with experience.
Interested applicants please contact Wenyi Feng at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Research Technician Application.