Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume) Associate's degree. Two (2) years of full time research experience directly related to a project/program in a Laboratory environment. Competence in research activities including data management and performing standard lab techniques. Preferred Qualifications: BS in Biochemistry. Relevant work experience and knowledge of molecular and cell biology, including experience in real-time RT-PCR, gel electrophoresis, mammalian cell culture, lipid techniques, soft agar colony formation assays. Brief Description of Duties: The Research Technician II will work under the guidance of a Research Assistant Professor in the Lipid Cancer Lab. Skills used include: mammalian cell culture, siRNA, real-time PCR, gel electrophoresis, cell viability assays, colony formation assays, analysis of cellular lipids, immunofluorescence and confocal microscopy. Assist with maintaining mammalian breast cancer cell lines in culture, plate for experiments. Assist with performing cell transfection of siRNA and overexpression, prepare protein and RNA, perform protein gel electrophoresis and immunoblotting, perform real-time PCR analysis of gene expression. Assist with complete research of scientific literature. Maintain physical experimental records in lab books and electronic copies of data on lab servers. Other duties as assigned. Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. This is a full time appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free starting January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree About Stony Brook: Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. Equal Opportunity Employer, females, minorities, disabled, veterans If you need a disability related accommodation, please call the University Human Resource Services Department at (631) 632- 6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 444-4700. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed on line at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police.
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