Advertised Summary Job Description: The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research announces an immediate opening for a temporary Biobank Courier. The Biobank Courier joins the Irving Institute Biobank (partnering with the All of Us Research Program), and will work under the direction of the Laboratory Director.
The All of Us Research Program is a nationwide effort led by the NIH which aims to engage a large and diverse group of volunteer participants who will share health data and biospecimens over a number of years, helping to drive research and spur developments in targeted treatments and personalized medicine.
The Biobank Courier will work as a sample courier. Sample couriers will pick up and log the biospecimen samples several times per day from various Columbia University Irving Medical Center recruitment sites and deliver to the processing laboratory located at the CUIMC campus. Sample couriers will log samples upon pickup and delivery as well as aid in preparing samples for shipment to the NIH.
General Minimum Qualifications: High School graduate or equivalency certificate required with some related experience. Must have a basic understanding of elementary science.
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.
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_175093
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