Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Advertised Summary Job Description: The Division of Molecular Genetics in the Dept. of Pediatrics seeks a full time Tech A who will assist investigators in the recruitment of study subjects for NIH funded studies in human genetics.
Reporting to the Project Manager and working closely with the Principal Investigator, the Tech A will carry out specific duties that include obtaining informed consent, scheduling interviews with the medical team, and coordinating blood draws. The Tech A will also assist the Project Director in finding solutions to practical problems related to implementation of the study. Additionally, the Tech A will enter data into the study database and attend team meetings; perform literature reviews and help with grant preparations for new studies.
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.
One year of related experience, or equivalent in education, training, and/or 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_167943
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