Laboratory Support Assistant
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, New York

Posted in Medical and Nursing

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Job Info

Laboratory Support Assistant

Health Research Inc.

Cancer Genetics & Genomics

Time Type:
Full time

Weekly Hours:

First Shift (United States of America)

Supports researchers with basic laboratory needs and administrative support; loads autoclave; runs errands; aides in a variety of cleaning related tasks in the laboratory areas; assists in performing secretarial, clerical and general office duties; transcribes, types, maintains records and files and distributes mail; performs all duties and responsibilities listed above in a confidential environment requiring general supervision with some latitude for utilizing judgment and initiative.

Starting salary for this position is $30,830 annually which includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Required Education and Experience

High School Diploma or G.E.D. and the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time secretarial or related experience or experience working in a laboratory setting.

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 will have cell culturing, maintaining cell lines, passaging, transfection and electroporation experience, prior DNA purification using mini/midi/maxi prep kits, PCR experience along with E. Coli Transformation, electroporation, and heat shock along with making media and agar plates for bacterial cultures.

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 or call (716) 845-4700 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

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