Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Advertised Summary Job Description: The incumbent will work in a busy Histology lab in Anatomic Pathology. The following duties and responsibilities will be assigned to this individual: pickup cassettes from grossroom while reconciling a processing log to ensure all cassettes are accounted for; loading and unloading tissue processors; operate and perform general maintenance on laboratory equipment including the tissue processors, coverslipper and chemical recycler; triage routine and non-routine daily histology work, matching working drafts to related slides and requisitions; prepare simple chemical solutions and reagents in accordance to protocols. This position requires some heavy lifting and inventory of supplies. Other related duties pertaining to the proper 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: Ability to work independently and accurately a must due to the nature of the work and consequences of incorrect data entry. Excellent communication skills a must.
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_171312
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