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Research Assistant

Job Details

Hiring Organization Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York
Post Name Research Assistant
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree (Biology, Chemistry, etc.) or 5-7 years of work experience in a Biological Laboratory Environment.
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 35 To USD 40 Per Hour
Location New York City, New York, United States 10065

Job Description

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.  We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

In compliance with applicable State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all MSK staff. Staff is considered fully vaccinated upon completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19 (i.e., one dose of a single dose vaccine or a final dose of a multi-dose vaccine series).

Exceptions from the COVID-19 vaccine requirement are permitted for those who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption.  Requests for medical exemption can take up to two weeks to review. Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required to start work.

*Staff working at an MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.

Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster two months after completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19.  Because vaccine-induced immunity can wane over time, MSK continues to strongly urge all staff to get a COVID-19 booster as soon as they become eligible to maintain their protective immunity for a longer period.

Are you looking for a change? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

As a Research Assistant, you will assist in performing research activities in collaboration with internal/external personnel to complete science-based projects. You will independently craft, plan, and develop new methods and technologies for project advancement.

You will maintain a high level of expertise through familiarity with scientific literature and implement a quality assurance plan, as well as participate in scientific conferences and contribute to scientific journals.

You are:

  • An effective communicator, capable of resolving how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments with a keen eye for detail.
  • Eager to seek new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and passion.

You will:

  • Conduct a wide variety of experimental tests for Investigators’ by developing new research methods or improving existing ones as needed.
  • Ensure laboratory equipment, instruments, solutions, stains, assays, and other supplies for research experiments are prepared for testing.
  • Work may involve culture and/or cell separation methods; electrophoretic separations: and assays (e.g., RIA, TIA, ELISA).
  • Respond to and produces reports comprising of the requested statistics for the study as requested by the laboratory head and members of the research team.
  • Responsible for scheduling staff and ensuring timeliness of work; may contribute to the performance appraisal process.
  • Develops proficiency testing and preparation of reports by following outlined technical procedures and supervises inventory using quality-control mechanisms and documentation.

You need!

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Biology, Chemistry, etc.) or 5-7 years of work experience in a Biological Laboratory Environment.
  • Master’s Degree in Sciences or 3-5 years of shown experience.
  • We are eager to find candidates with an appetite for knowledge and who are interested in pursuing a career in research.

Closing

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.

Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

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