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Research Specialist Level 1

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

New York, NY
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Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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Job Title Research Specialist Level 1

JobID 371

Location: New York, NY

Description Position Summary
Working under the close supervision of the Manager of the Genomics Core or more senior Core staff performs standard laboratory procedures and provides routine Core laboratory services.
Job Responsibilities
+ Performs simple bioassays, prepares buffers, solutions, media, and reagents for standard prescribed tests.

+ As needed, performs basic laboratory experiments or routine laboratory procedures.

+ Prepares and maintains detailed records, logs and summary reports of all procedures and results including graphs, scientific calculations, and statistical analysis charting.

+ Trains support staff for back.up responsibilities.

+ May be responsible for the financial activities associated with the procurement for laboratory supplies.

+ Maintains the inventory for lab supplies and submits order requests.

+ Provides cross.coverage during lunch, vacation, and absences.
+ Bachelor’s of Science Degree in related field
Previous research or laboratory experience is highly desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
+ Demonstrated knowledge and aptitude regarding computers and electronic equipment.

+ Previously demonstrated basic proficiency in written and spoken English.

+ Ability to take initiative, meet deadlines and handle confidential information.

+ Intermediate computer experience required for data entry and troubleshooting
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Work is approximately 30% is computer based, 70% lab based.
Must be able to lift 20 lbs unaided
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar was established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar
Foundation. The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCM.Q offers an integrated program of pre.medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M.D. degree. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation .HMC. who hold Weill Cornell appointments.
Enrollment has grown rapidly from 25 first year pre.medical students in fall 2002 to over 200 students from more than 30 countries as we entered our sixth year of operation in September 2007.
WCM.Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College, which was founded in New York City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission:
+ to provide the finest education possible for medical students

+ to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge

+ to improve health care both now and for future generations

+ to provide the highest quality of care to the community
Weill Cornell Medicine.Qatar is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.

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