Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Advertised Summary Job Description: The Technician B will work to characterize the activity of compounds at the opioid and other G protein-coupled receptors, including G protein activation, arrestin recruitment, and multiple downstream signaling pathways. The qualified candidate will work closely with our sub-group members, the supervisor, and the principle investigator. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities Run BRET-based G protein cell-based assays. Run additional new cell-based assays. Perform related general lab duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree in biology, chemical biology, chemistry or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Must have experience with various BRET-based GPCR cell-based assays and standard molecular biology techniques. A strong interest in receptor pharmacology at the molecular level. Must be organized, work well with other, capable of working with supervision, and capable of thoroughly documenting daily activities and experiments. Knowledge of standard graphing software (GraphPad Prism) and Microsoft Office.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_163080
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