Research Technician II

About RF for SUNY at the University at Albany:
Employment is with The Research Foundation for the State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that provides essential sponsored program administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty and students whose ideas and research generate ground-breaking discovery and translate to entrepreneurial and economic development opportunities for New York State.

Working at the SUNY Research Foundation for the University at Albany, you will be part of a team that provides essential services to the University as it moves to the front ranks of American higher education, supporting the advancement of education, research and discovery. The University at Albany, a nationally recognized research university with outstanding faculty, researchers and staff, offers challenging, exciting and rewarding careers to those who seek opportunities to grow and excel.

Job Description:
Description of Duties:

Work under general supervision to perform a wide variety of tasks or procedures to directly assist a research laboratory project or program. Should be experienced and knowledgeable in the research area of Biology or related field. Will receive more direct supervision from PI and senior members of the lab.

Duties will include providing support for experimental activity, including carrying out experiments, collecting and analyzing data, and presenting results to the lab. Will work on project related to Intron Dynamics in bacteria, specifically the relationship between introns and their host environment. Duties will also include basic laboratory maintenance, paperwork and other tasks related to grant.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology or related field from a college or university accredited by the U.S Dept. of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • 1-2 years of experience working in a research laboratory.
  • Candidates must address their ability to work in a culturally diverse environment.

Additional Information:
Salary Range: $40,000

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report ("Clery Report"):

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY  will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

Application Instructions:
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application to

Current funding is for 1.5 to 2 years.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.