Research Technician II

Stony Brook, NY
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Research Technician II-1702519

Required Qualifications:(As Evidenced by an attached resume)

Associate's degree. Two (2) years of full time research experience directly related to a project/program in a Laboratory environment. Competence in research activities including data management and performing standard lab techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Chemical Biology or another related field. One year or more experience in a life sciences or chemistry research laboratory. Experience performing standard biochemical lab experiments (i.e., ELISA assays, immunoblots/gel electrophoresis, PCR, restriction digests and ligations, and bacterial gene transformation). Relevant work experience and knowledge of mycobacteriology, microbiology, chemistry, mass spectrometry, and/or molecular and cell biology.

Brief Description of duties:

Working under general supervision, incumbent will perform a variety of routine and technically-skilled tasks to support and directly assist a research project in the lab. The successful candidate will assist in research projects and help maintain lab inventory and equipment. Incumbent must possess outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.

Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.

  • Conduct research, under the guidance of PI, gathering data using various methods.
  • Technical support for the preparation of starting reagents
  • Lab maintenance including assisting with ordering supplies and equipment to keep the lab inventory well stocked; sterilizing glassware and media preparation
  • Participate in weekly lab meetings presenting research data.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned.
Special Notes: The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

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About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

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Official Job Title: Research Technician II
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Chemistry-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift TBDChemistry-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Sep 7, 2017
Posting End Date: Sep 21, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: $32,000-$35,000
Salary Grade: N6


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