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Research Technician I: Trotman Lab


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Job Location

One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
United States




We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. 

Job Description

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is looking for a research technician to work in the Histology Core Facility. This facility provides support for research programs at CSHL, primarily dedicated to understanding the cause and development of cancer with a special emphasis on animal models. 

The successful candidate will join an experienced 4-person team that supports CSHL’s basic and preclinical cancer research by processing animal and human samples for histopathological analysis. We are seeking a highly motivated research technician who likes to learn the necessary skills and work at this interface.

Key responsibilities include:

- Performance of routine histology tasks in a highly reproducible manner and supervision of machine based automated workflows. 

-Evaluation of the quality of stained tissue slides to be returned to researchers. 

-Close collaboration with various cancer research groups and general laboratory organization, including ordering of supplies.


Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline.


Experience/Skills: General laboratory experience, including troubleshooting of results and laboratory problem-solving skills. Must thrive in fast-paced environment and pay attention to details.  Must be highly organized, and able to multitask.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. General computer skills.  Previous experience with histology is not required. 

How to Apply

If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL careers website: 

Position #:03029-R

About Our Organization

Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus. 


For more information about CSHL, please visit us at


CSHL is committed to fostering a diverse work environment that values best practices in mentorship, equity, and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from groups historically underrepresented in science, including women and U.S. racial/ethnic minority populations. VEVRAA