Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Advertised Summary Job Description: The Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) is searching for a Technician B. S/he will employ next generation sequencing (NGS) technology in support of various biological and precision medicine programs in clinical as well as research setting. The Technician B will: -Prepare a variety of NGS libraries and performs sequencing on NovaSeq, MiSeq and other sequencing platforms acquired from time to time; -Perform various microarray genotyping assays and Taqman; -Extract DNA/RNA from variety of biospecimens such as whole blood, serum, buckle swab, saliva and tissue samples; -Adheres to QA/QC policies and procedures required in a clinical sequencing lab; -Performs routine laboratory activities including ordering supplies, maintaining inventories, preparing reagents, and up-keeping instruments; -Performs any other assignments deemed necessary by the lab Manager/Facility Director.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
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_173416
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