Research Assistant

Northwell Health
New York City, New York, USA
Competitive pay and benefits
August 21 2019
Endocrine Research Laboratory
Position Type
Full Time
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Research Assistant

We are looking for an experienced Research Assistant to work within our Endocrinology Research Laboratory at Friedman Diabetes Institute at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Position Summary

A Research Assistant is needed to work on research projects on diabetes and breast cancer.


  • To perform molecular biology experiments under supervision of Laboratory Director. 
  • To analyze, review, and report test results and quality control results and take remedial action when indicated.
  • To ensure specimen integrity by adhering to the laboratory’s procedure for specimen handling and processing.
  • To adhere to departmental policies and procedures to include departmental programs, quality control, quality assurance, and safety.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related science and related experience.
  • Proficient in handling cell cultures, RNA/DNA/protein extraction, Western blots, qRT-PCRs, ELISA, immunofluorescence.
  • Significant laboratory experience.
  • Experience in operating laboratory equipment and potentially dangerous substances (flammable liquids, chemical and biohazards, etc.).
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Scheduled weekly hours: 40 hours.

Competitive pay and benefits.

For application, please submit: (1) Letter of Interest, (2) CV, (3) three references with referee’s contact information to: Dimiter Avtanski, PhD (, Director Endocrine Research Laboratory at Lenox Hill Hospital, Northwell Health.

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