Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume) Bachelor's degree. One (1) year of full time laboratory experience. Preferred Qualifications: BS in Biology or related area. Additional years of laboratory experience. Experience with animal husbandry, PCR genotyping and knowledge of basic mouse genetics. Working laboratory experience in histology and molecular biology techniques. Brief Description of Duties: The Research Support Specialist will be responsible for laboratory work in the lab of Dr. Luis Martinez in the Department of Pathology at Stony Brook University. The successful incumbent should have strong communication, organization and record keeping skills. The appointed candidate will be capable will be capable of working independently, but also enjoy being part of an interdisciplinary team of young scientists. Strong motivation, flexibility as well as excellent communication skills are essential. Manage a multi-line mouse colony (includes breeding, culling and genotyping animals and maintaining a database). Histology and immunohistochemistry preparations. Prepare general reagents for the lab. Technical support for the other lab members, including assistance in mouse survival surgeries and mouse dissections. Order supplies for the lab. 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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