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Research Technician I or II – Tuveson Laboratory/CSHL Organoid Facility

Scientist / Research Technician I or II – Tuveson Laboratory/CSHL Organoid Facility
Are you interested in a hands-on research job using cutting-edge technology? Do you want experience in cancer research? Does the chance to impact cancer therapy and patient outcomes excite you? If so, then read on.

We are seeking an enthusiastic scientist / research technician for an immediate full-time position in the Tuveson Laboratory at CSHL’s Organoid Facility.

Who are we?
The Tuveson laboratory studies the molecular basis of pancreatic cancer and seeks to improve patient outcomes from this horrible disease. We recently developed a cell culture model system known as organoids that recreates patient disease. We use this organoid model system to better understand pancreatic cancer and evaluate therapies. 

What will you do?
The successful candidate will join a group of scientists to establish patient-derived organoid models from freshly donated pancreatic cancer tissue. This translational work seeks to understand the predictive capabilities of organoids for personalized medicine. Technicians will be involved in hands-on work relating to establishment, maintenance, and drug screening of human pancreatic cancer organoids, supporting an ongoing clinical trial, as well as general laboratory support.
Position Requirements
Who are you?
You have previous wet bench laboratory experience and at least a BS in biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, medical studies, or related field. Your previous experiences encompass a range of molecular biology techniques, specifically including mammalian cell culture.

You have excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills. You are someone who can take initiative to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team. You are also willing to commit at least 2 years to this position.

Additional position information:
Work location will primarily be at the CSHL Genome Research Center in Woodbury. Occasional travel from Woodbury to CSHL main campus may be needed (10-minute drive). This position may require occasional duties on weekends and holidays.

For immediate consideration, please apply online to Position ID 03018-R:

Compensation and Benefits
Our employees are compensated from a total rewards perspective in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, discounted onsite Bright Horizons childcare, retirement plans, time off, and a range of recognition and wellness programs. Visit our CSHL Benefits site to learn more.

You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment.

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. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.