Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Research Technician I REF#: WC-R-8266-13-10-S
Budget Title: same as above Research Foundation Support Position
Department: Biochemistry and Cell Biology RF Line#: TBD
Grade: N.4 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $27,000 - $35,000
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Associate's Degree in Biological Sciences or another relevant field of study. One year of full-time, directly-related experience in structural biology of RNA binding proteins and in RNA-protein interaction assays and practical knowledge of relevant procedures gained by formal training or work experience. Applicable laboratory experience that emphasizes molecular biology or biochemistry and be able to work independently with a range of common techniques in molecular biology and biochemistry. Ability to comprehensively document experimental procedures and results as well as communicate effectively and work productively with others as part of a team with common goals.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry or Molecular Biology including laboratory course work (majors in Biology or another relevant field of study are acceptable with relevant laboratory and two upper division courses that emphasize molecular biology or biochemistry). Experience in cell culture as well as using mice or rats as model organisms for molecular and genetic studies. Preparation and analysis of RNA, DNA and protein by electrophoresis and blotting.

Brief Description of Duties: The primary job responsibilities include laboratory inventory and administrative management as well as assisting and/or executing experiments involving basic techniques in molecular biology and biochemistry. The incumbent will comprehensively document experimental procedures and results as well as communicate effectively and work productively with others as part of a team with common goals. The selected candidate will be responsible for:
  • Research duties include using a variety of biochemical, genetic, molecular and cellular biology techniques; mammalian cell culture, cloning, PCR, recombinant protein expression and genetic analysis.
  • General organization and reporting of the experimental data to management. Assignments involving multiple procedures and complex experimental tasks will be performed under general management supervision.
  • Maintaining and organizing laboratory operations, including materials orders, equipment fixtures, cleaning and sanitization of equipment and work areas.
  • Laboratory animal handling and colony maintenance.

Other Duties: As assigned as appropriate to department mission.

Special Notes: This is a full time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

In addition, training will be provided for more advanced molecular biology techniques as well as for laboratory animal handling and colony maintenance.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, Resume and Cover Letter to:

Kevin Czaplinski
Biochemistry and Cell Biology
450 Life Sciences Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5215
Fax # 631-632-8575



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 11/14/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF SUNY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
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Job Category: E) Research (professional) and Technical to include lab support positions.
Posting Date: 10/30/2013
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