Research Technician II/III - Wigler Laboratory

Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Commensurate with Experience
August 28 2018
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Research Technician II/III - Wigler Laboratory

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory located on the North Shore of Long Island, is currently accepting applications for a Research Technician II or III position in the Wigler lab.

The Technician will provide assistance to a Principal Investigator and must be able to execute non-routine and complex experiments with minimal supervision. Strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail is required along with the requisite skill set for high-level molecular biology research. The successful candidate will collect, record and assist in analysis and interpretation of data. The technician may also perform limited troubleshooting and carry out basic maintenance and QC of laboratory equipment.

EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline is required.

EXPERIENCE: Three to five years’ experience in an academic or a biotechnology research lab setting (excluding college). Experience with molecular biology techniques such as isolation of RNA/DNA, labeling and sorting, gene expression PCR and NGS library preparation/sequencing and the ability to perform tissue culture techniques is preferred. Computer skills and experience with data presentation are desirable.

SKILLS/OTHER: Must have excellent communication skills, solid analytical & organizational ability and good penmanship. Strong skills in data collection and laboratory record keeping are essential. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and interact effectively with other members of the research team.

Interested candidates should apply via the CSHL Careers website at:

Position Number 02197-R

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities. For more information about CSHL, please visit:

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status

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