Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Advertised Summary Job Description: The incumbent will file, track, retrieve, and transport items including but not limited to: slides, blocks, requisitions, reports, and specimens throughout the medical center. Performs basic data entry functions, record counts of cassettes, blocks and slides. Logging, maintaining, sorting, retrieving, and updating slide and paraffin blocks off site. Specimen dumping, waste disposal of tissues and formaldehyde. Maintenance of laboratory supplies including heavy lifting. Perform other related duties necessary to the functioning of the laboratory.
General Minimum Qualifications: Two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics or the equivalent in education, training and experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must work in an organized manner and have attention for details. Must be able to wear a full-face respirator. Must be able to communicate well, written and oral. Must be able to walk up to 3 miles/per day.
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_171184
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