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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Translational Research Technologist II in New York, New York

Employer Name: Weill Cornell Medicine

Translational Research Technologist II Title: Translational Research Technologist II Location: Upper East Side Org Unit: Physiology and Biophysics Work Days: Exemption Status: Non-Exempt Salary Range: $29.62 - $41.81 *As required under NYC Human Rights Law Int 1208-2018 - Salary range for this role when Hired for NYC Offices Position Summary Plays a critical role within the Englander Institute of Precision Medicine (EIPM) Laboratory. Responsible for carrying out laboratory activities associated with specimen processing and novel EIPM research assays and processes. Under direction of platform managers, assists in centralizing key workflows, and both independently and collaboratively perform selected procedures in the wet lab associated with molecular, genomic, histology, organoid, and/or biobanking methods, including but not limited to sample preparation, tissue culturing and processing, quality control, and biospecimen storage and tracking. Job Responsibilities Assists with experimental design and carries out experiments related to precision medicine projects. Analyzes and interprets experimental results and provides input related to subsequent experimental designs. Prepares and maintains detailed QC documentation, logs, and laboratory notebooks for progress reporting and experimental tracking for the platform. May perform various molecular biology procedures, such as PCR, DNA/RNA extractions, protein and DNA electrophoresis, blood processing, cloning, tissue culture, and drug experiments. May prepare tissue specimens according to specific research protocols, perform histologic staining and tissue sectioning, and prepares slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis. Enters experimental, technical, and QC data for translational research biospecimens into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). Under supervision, maintains inventory of research specimens in laboratory databases and availability of space in storage units. Receives and verifies translational research samples for downstream processing and accessioning from WCM/NYP clinics and external institutions. May be responsible for overseeing next-generation biobanking workflows and facilitate the receipt, storage, cataloguing and shipment of samples within and between institutions. Supports protocol design of new techniques to assist in overall laboratory efficiency. Conducts library research and literature searches using various computer systems. Assists in editing scientific publications, abstracts and posters. May assist in the orientation and training of new investigators, fellows, residents, and technical staff in the use of equipment, products and experimental techniques. Ensures a clean working area and is responsible for washing and storing glassware. Ensures that safe laboratory practices are followed, including the use and disposal of chemicals and hazardous materials. Ensures that facilities and equipment are in optimal and proper working condition. Coordinates preventative maintenance and repairs as needed. May monitor storage units such as -80 freezers to ensure they are operating at appropriate temperature. Education Bachelor's Degree Experience Approximately 2 years of related work experience within a laboratory. Prior experience handling biological specimens is strongly preferred. Prior experience in molecular biology techniques such as sample extraction and tissue culture is desired. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail. Ability to multi-task and handle multiple competing priorities. Licenses and Certifications Working Conditions/Physical Demands Standard laboratory conditions. This position may require standing or sitting for long periods of time. This role may require working within Biologic Safety Level 1 and 2. Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians and scientists in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists - faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization - are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Behavioral Health Center, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information. To apply, visit https://jobs.weill.cornell.edu/NY/job/New-York-Translational-Research-Technologist-II-NY-10065/1099205500/ Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-7d5bd276302ec44f955adf6211e2225a