New York Blood Center (NYBC)

Research Assistant II – Stem Cells and Engineering

New York Blood Center

New York, NY, United States

At New York Blood Center, one of the most comprehensive blood centers in the world, our focus is on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. Join us as we work towards meeting and exceeding the growing needs of our diverse communities, further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, and expand our impact on the local, national, and global communities we serve.

Responsibilities:
We are looking for a highly motivated and organized research assistant to provide key scientific support to a team of scientists conducting translational research in hematology, blood disorders and stem cell biology. You would be responsible for planning, conducting and analyzing cutting-edge independent scientific research in the laboratory.

Responsibilities include:
• Performing cell culture, genomic analysis, biochemical assays, histology, flow cytometry and other molecular bench work
• Processing human and murine tissues
• Managing laboratory resources, ordering reagents and other lab supplies
• Managing mouse colonies, including genotyping
• Analyzing and interpreting data
• Supporting staff with multiple, concurrent projects and/or multi-faceted projects

Qualifications:
To qualify, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biomedical Engineering or a related field. We are looking for a team player who can work well with others both within the laboratory and beyond. Must have hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, and PCR analysis. Expertise with mouse handling, immunohistochemistry, histology, microscopy, ELISA assays and other molecular biology assays would be desired. The ideal candidate would be a quick-learner, who is able to follow new protocols, provide suggestions for improvement and multi-task experiments in a fast-paced environment. Good laboratory technique, superior problem-solving, organizational, oral/written communication skills are required.

Unless otherwise specified, all posted opportunities are located in the New York or Greater Tri-State office locations.

We offer a competitive salary, dynamic state-of-the-art work atmosphere, and a comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to: AMendelson@nybc.org

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER
www.nybloodcenter.org
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Research Assistant II – Stem Cells and Engineering