Research Support Specialist for Specimen Banking - 1904287
Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Biological/Life Sciences. Experience in a laboratory with strong freezer banking and/or sample archiving.
Additional (5+) years of experience in a laboratory with strong freezer banking and/or sample archiving. Experience with data-basing with, for example, Freezer Works is preferred. Experience with lab banking. Previous experience in both a laboratory, and a walk-in cold box environment.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Research Support Specialist will be responsible for putting archival samples into cold storage and retrieving archival samples from cold storage. The incumbent will also be responsible for archival pathological specimen storage, and must be able to prepare anatomical specimens for medical school learning laboratory as requested by teaching faculty. The incumbent will maintain laboratory inventory; maintain a catalog of human specimens; maintain specimens in appropriate fixatives; wash specimens for display and teaching; and re-fix and store specimens.
Archiving of Freezer Farm specimens.
Managing Freezer Works database for archived specimens.
Assisting the MDL curator in the MDL lab.
Other Duties as assigned.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Renaissance School of Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
Stony Brook University/Research is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage all to apply including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range of $50,000 - $65,000.
Salary Grade: N11
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 1904287
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.