Research Assistant - Mouse Genetics Core Facility
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is a world renowned organization dedicated to the progressive control and cure of cancer through programs of patient care, research, and education.

The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) seeks an experienced and a highly motivated individual to fill an immediate opening in the Transgenic Group of the Mouse Genetics Core Facility (MGCF).

The qualified candidate should have extensive hands-on skills on all aspects of transgenic mouse work including: injection of ES cells and/or iPS cells into blastocysts and morulae, ESC-tetraploid embryo aggregation, pronuclear injection of DNA, sperm/embryo cryopreservation, IVF, rederivation by embryo transfer, and other embryological and surgical procedures. Knowledge and practical experience in rodent husbandry is also a basic requirement, especially in the preparation of animals for transgenic work and breeding of chimeric mice to test for germline transmission. Excellent record keeping and organizational skills are essential and the ability to communicate effectively with users and other staff members of the Core are equally important. Teamwork is the foundation of our Core services and the candidate is expected to work well with others in the Transgenic Group as well as with other members of the MGCF.
Applicants should have minimally a BS or BA degree in Biology, Genetics, or Animal Science with 5 or more years of experience in transgenic techniques. MS Degree in Biology or Genetics preferred.

MSKCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

We offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits, including tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.mskcc.org/jobs and apply on-line.

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