Job Title: Research Assistant
PVN ID: HC-2305-005606
Category: Research

Job Description

General Description

We are currently seeking a Research Technician to join a research lab at Hunter College, City University of New York, in New York, NY. The Technician will work as part of a molecular, cancer biology team. The lab focuses on research on osteosarcoma which includes molecular biology, live imaging, biochemistry,  animal work and animal imaging. 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Utilize molecular biology approaches including cloning, qPCR and experiments with DNA, RNA, and proteins to support the science of the lab.
  • Animal experiments and animal imaging
  • General lab organization including ordering supplies and submitting bills.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Biochemistry or related field.
  • A minimum of one year of undergraduate research experience is preferred.
  • Participate in weekly lab meeting to discuss progress and share updates.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate complex assignments on a day-to-day basis.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to perform complex tasks effectively  
  • Ability to follow instructions with an eagerness to learn and grow professionally.

Must include current GPA and contact information for three references. 

Other Duties


About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

Medical Laboratory Sciences
Full Time
Annual Salary Range
$32,000.00 - $34,000.00
Closing Date
Jul 15, 2023 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit