Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Summary Description: Columbia University is seeking a highly motivated individual to fillthe position of In Vitro Biology Senior Research Specialist / SeniorStaff Associate. The successful candidate will be a keymember of a high-functioning drug discovery team with a start-upmindset, aiming to drive diabetes-focused projects from leadidentification to clinical candidate selection.Key responsibilities:-Assay development and validation in cell lines, primary cellsand organoids, including reporter gene, imaging, toxicityand other cell-based assays.-Support regular compound screening and ensure robustassay performance.-Molecular and histological characterization of cells,organoids, and tissues, such as QPCR, FACS, IHC, ELISA.-Collaborate with a team of biologists and chemists todevelop mechanism of action assays.-Compilation of results into comprehensive reports.-Track novel methods that are relevant, proactively integrateinto own work to drive results.-Other laboratory work and record keeping responsibilitiesassigned by supervisor.-Effectively communicate with supervisor and colleagues topromote efficiency and transparency.
Minimum Qualifications: Eight years of directly related experience for senior staff associate.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree
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: 334_66051
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.