Full-time, Paid, Research Assistant, Cancer Research

April 7, 2021

Wed., Feb. 24

Position Description
The Weill Cornell Medicine Piskounova Lab is seeking a research assistant to head a cancer research team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organizing equipment and reagents. Place orders as needed. Ensure laboratory is in compliance with safety and environmental regulations
  • Communicating with vendors, service personnel and laboratory administration
  • Culturing and manipulating human cell lines and xenograft tumors, including drug administration and RNA interference experiments

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Life sciences or a related scientific discipline with two years experience or a Master’s degree with requisite knowledge and skills
  • Background in mammalian cell culture and/or molecular biology
  • Experience with computer systems including web-based application and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g. Filemaker Pro) and image software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop) a plus.
  • Prior experience with breeding and experimentation of laboratory rodents a plus

Time Commitment

$20 - $25 / hour

To apply, submit cover letter and CV to Elena Piskounova