Research Technician – Pathology Digital Imaging

Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), New York, NY, USA

Job Description:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description:

As a Research Technician you will:

  • Maintain the equipment and supporting experiments using the MicroCT and other imaging devices. This will include supporting the vendors in maintaining the equipment, performing regular QA tests, facilitating experiments, and monitoring the stock of consumables.
  • Support maintenance of the MicroCT imaging system working with the vendor.
  • Perform various duties including specimen scanning and optimization of image aquisition to contribute to the smooth operations of the lab. Provide reports to the PI or designee on the progress of the workload in the laboratory on a weekly basis. Uses common methods of the laboratory procedures by referring to the instructions regarding the established regulatory guidelines when handling equipment.
  • Create, edit, and modify spreadsheets to produce basic charts and databases by generating tables, queries, and building reports which incorporate data from internal/external sources as requested.

MSK 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.

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  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering, Physics, or a related field with 0-3 years full-time experience
  • Masters Degree in a relevant field is preferred. Experience with 3D visualization software, 3D analysis software (e.g., ImageJ, Slicer) and basic statistical software is preferred.