Laboratory Technician
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, New York

Laboratory Technician
Health Research Inc.
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Time Type:
Full time
Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)

A full-time laboratory technician in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, this person would perform a variety of laboratory duties in a cancer research laboratory focused on transcription factors and gene expression. Tissue culture, DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, as well as Western blotting and bacterial culture techniques would be the primary laboratory duties. Additionally, work with mice (tumor implantation/excision, drug treatment, health monitoring, euthanasia) will be required. This individual would also aid in the maintenance of the laboratory, assisting with placing orders and maintaining laboratory materials and equipment.

Required Education and Experience

1. Bachelor's degree in a science-related field; or
2. Associate's degree in a science-related field and the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time laboratory experience.

Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate should have the following experience:

-Molecular biology, biochemistry, and human cell culture techniques and practices.

-Conducting research directives with moderate oversight.

-Working with mice, including tumor implantation and monitoring, drug treatment, euthanasia, and sample collection.

-Lab organizational skills, including inventory keeping/organizing and ordering.

-Ability to train new lab members.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Roswell Park is committed to providing an environment where patients, families, employees, and community are treated with courtesy and respect. We support an inclusive environment that nurtures the talents, skills, and abilities of each individual to embody and reflect Roswell Park's core values; Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork, Commitment, Compassion, and Respect.

This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.

Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.

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