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Associate Research Technician * Must have experience working with rodents *

Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: New York
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the Grossman School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go to med.nyu.edu, and interact with us on LinkedInGlassdoorIndeed, FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Position Summary:


We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Associate Research Technician. In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for performing experiments involving laboratory animals including colony maintenance, as well as a variety of biochemical experiments of routine nature, collaborating with lab members on different projects, contributing the organization of the lab and providing support for various aspects of experimental research. Works under general as well as  more direct supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lab Duties - Basic experience to work with rodents; conduct experiments under direct supervision and is directly involved in colony maintenance, husbandry, and weaning.  Experience in basic rodent surgery a plus. Willing to work with a very low dose of radioactive material under strict institutional Radiation Safety guidelines. Basic lab duties under general supervision. Assists with tracking orders of laboratory supplies. Performs basic biochemical procedures (gel electrophoresis, western blots, ELISA) and assists in the general maintenance of the lab.
  • Assist in Developing Procedures - Assists in implementing new procedures and protocols to support experiments. Participates actively in developing, recommending and implementing new approved procedures, or modifications to existing protocols and procedures. Maintains and updates technical knowledge.
  • Communication/Relationship with Others - Cooperates, communicates and relates well to all levels of Medical Center. Listens carefully to others in order to respond appropriately, answer questions or obtain needed information. Communicates ideas, problems, suggestions, and messages in a timely and effective manner. Maintains the confidentiality of all research information. Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Judgment/Decision-Making - Is able to recognize problems as they occur; and through the application of appropriate policy/ procedure, determine and/or recommends the appropriate solution. Seeks guidance as necessary for the performance of duties asks appropriate questions when in doubt and utilizes reference sources/materials to endure accuracy. Advises appropriate personnel of situations/problems requiring intervention or follow-up attention.
  • Participates and performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:


This position requires basic training in handling laboratory animals. Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Life Sciences or a related field is required. Experience in performing basic biochemical benchtop procedures required. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. 

Preferred Qualifications:


Experience in some areas of basic cellular immunology, molecular biology, tissue culture would be advantageous but is not required. Master's of Science Degree in Life Sciences or a related field preferred.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine 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, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
If you wish to view NYU Grossman School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

Keywords: NYU Langone Health, New York , Associate Research Technician * Must have experience working with rodents *, Other , New York, New York

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