The Mitra Lab at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking an experienced laboratory technician to assist in the processing of neuroanatomical tracer-injected mouse brains as part of the Mouse Brain Architecture Project, http://www.brainarchitecture.org/mouse-home. The successful candidate will also participate in a variety of basic and applied research in a high-throughput histology pipeline dedicated to the mouse brain.
Responsibilities Include: - Work with neuroanatomical tracer-injected brain tissue, as part of a larger study. - Cryostat sectioning, slide-mounting, and digital imaging of histologically stained tissue. - Assist other technicians and the laboratory manager in complex data gathering and analysis in the high-throughput tissue pipeline. - Work as a member of the laboratory and local team to provide efficient, daily output. - Document all experimental work and submit reports or summaries according to schedule. - Ensure proper care of all laboratory equipment. - General laboratory organization and maintenance of record and supplies databases.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline is required.
Experience/Skills: Must possess experience with basic laboratory practices and have experience with some of the following skills: small animal handling, cryostat sectioning, histological or immunochemical tissue staining, brightfield and fluorescent microscopy, basic mechanical/electrical engineering or willingness and ability to apply engineering concepts to a laboratory setting. Knowledge of histology or neuroanatomy is highly desired. Strong analytical and organizational skills are required.
If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL careers website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/16214
Position Number: 02531-R
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year von its campus.
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Internal Number: 02531-R
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.