Research Technician – Research Foundation, SUNY at Binghamton


Research Technician – Pharmaceutical Sciences – Dr. Edwards

The Research Foundation for SUNY at Binghamton – Vestal, New York


About The Research Foundation for SUNY at Binghamton : 

The Research Foundation, founded in 1951, exists to serve SUNY and to capitalize on the scope, scale and diversity of SUNY as an engine of New York state’s innovation economy. The RF supports nearly $1 billion in SUNY research activity annually, providing sponsored programs administration and commercialization support services to SUNY faculty performing research in numerous disciplines. 
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private not-for-profit corporation that administers externally funded sponsored projects for and on behalf of SUNY. The Research Foundation is a separate employer from SUNY and the State of New York and offers separate compensation and benefit plans. 

Job Description: 

A highly motivated and dedicated Research Technician is sought to work in a pharmaceutics laboratory in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Binghamton University. 
The applicant filling this position should have at least an Associate degree with preference to those holding a Bachelor’s with background in Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Chemistry, or Molecular Biology with 1 year of general laboratory experience. The successful candidate will carry out a variety of laboratory procedures as needed, including cell culture, cell-based assays, LC-MS, RNA/DNA isolation, immunoassays, gel electrophoresis and western blots. Assistance with laboratory operations, including, but not limited to ordering, laboratory safety, training students, and equipment maintenance, will be expected. The initial appointment is for a one-year term and may be renewable depending on performance and availability of funding. 


  • Associate degree required; Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field preferred. 
  • Applied general laboratory experience beyond coursework 
  • Ability to carry out routine laboratory techniques independently 
  • Good organizational and communication skills 
  • Resourceful and self-motivated 

Additional Information: 

Salary Range: 

  • $30,000 to $33,000 annually depending on experience. Full-time, 12 month position. 
  • Research Foundation Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity 

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF) is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.  It is the obligation of each officer, manager, and supervisor to ensure all employment activities are conducted in an equal and equitable fashion, without regard to race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, status as a domestic violence victim, arrest record, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law.  Such activities include, but are not limited to: recruitment, advertising, selection, hiring, training, promotion, upgrade, demotion, transfer, layoff, discharge, return from layoff, performance evaluation, rate of pay, other compensation and fringe benefits. The Research Foundation for SUNY is a private, not for profit corporation. Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus since August 1, 2017. 

Application Instructions: 
To apply please submit: 

  • Resume or Curriculum vitae Letter stating applicant’s training and research interests and goals.
  • Cover letters may be addressed to Dr. Katie Edwards, School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences. 
  • Names and contact information (address, email, phone) for two work and/or academic references, at least one reference must be for laboratory research. 

Persons interested in this position should apply online. You may add additional files/documents after uploading your resume. 

After filling out the contact information, you will be directed to the upload page. Returning Applicants – Login to your The Research Foundation for SUNY at Binghamton Careers Account to check your completed application. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website. 


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