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Laboratory Specialist, Bioengineering Cell & Tissue Laboratory

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is nationally ranked and recognized as Long Island’s largest private university located in Hempstead, N.Y. When you work at Hofstra, you join a team of talented professionals committed to preparing students for the challenges of tomorrow, in an environment that cultivates learning through the free and open exchange of ideas for the betterment of humankind. The work we do at Hofstra supports the education and well-being of our students, and the workforce of the future. While working towards this mission, employees can take advantage of many enriching experiences on campus. Whether it’s a lunchtime lecture, a Division I NCAA athletics game, a musical concert, a theatre performance, or a visit to one of our two accredited museums, there is always something exciting to do at Hofstra. Enjoy the ease of going to the fitness center, taking a swim, or grabbing a bite to eat without having to leave our beautiful campus! Hofstra University is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a highly qualified and diverse academic community of students, faculty, staff, and administrators respectful of the contributions and dignity of each of its members. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Laboratory Specialist, Bioengineering Cell & Tissue Laboratory

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School of Engineering

Full-Time or Part-Time:



Working in Hofstra University’s DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Laboratory Specialist will support the daily operations in the Bioengineering Cell & Tissue Laboratory. This is a full-time, onsite position; work for this role is performed on campus.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Designs and conducts experiments leading to publications.
  • Manages the daily operations of the laboratory and safety operation of the laboratory including: maintaining safety data sheets, ordering, and participating in joint upkeep.
  • Conducts experiments and mentors undergraduates with their research projects.
  • Provides training and supervision to students/interns involved in laboratory activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree in Engineering or related field required.
  • 1-3 years of wet lab experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a laboratory setting.
  • Motivated and detail-oriented individual with ability to successfully execute experiments and maintain laboratory.
  • Familiarity with data analysis software and statistical methods.
  • Previous research experience with cell culture, and microfluidic device fabrication, and atomic force microscopy on cells.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to manage time effectively.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree is preferred.


Open Until Filled

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EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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