Research Technician II

Rochester, NY


We are currently seeking a skilled Lab Technician specializing in Protein Expression, Cell, and Tissue Culture to join our research team. This role involves the maintenance and execution of protein expression, cell, and tissue culture experiments. The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree and ideally possess 1-2 years of laboratory experience in molecular and cell biology. This position is integral to providing proteins and live cells to support ongoing research efforts and to mentor students in basic and advanced chemical biology techniques.


  • Maintaining the cell and tissue culture facility in the lab; Keeping the supply sterilized and the cell lines properly stored

  • Performing the protein expression and purification

  • Train graduate and undergraduate students in the lab techniques involving protein expression and cell and tissue culture

  • Order supply for the cell and tissue culture section of the lab

  • Involve in experiment of projects in the lab and write protocols for experiments


  • High School diploma or GED w/ lab experience minimum

  • Bachelor degree preferred

  • Lab work in a biochemistry, cell or molecular biology lab

  • 1 to 2-year work with a publication

  • Protein Expression, Cell and Tissue Culture

  • Animal experiment experience

  • Degree in Biochemistry or Biology preferred

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $19.37 - $27.12 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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