Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Advertised Summary Job Description: Working in the Columbia Center for Translational Immunology (CCTI), the Technician A will provide support to the laboratory and to the humanized mouse core. Technician A will report to the Core Manager, as well as the PI.
Responds to and completes tasks as instructed by the PI and staff associated with designated research projects. Carries out the activities related to the creation and maintenance of humanized mice. Performs necessary analysis and calculations, records data and writes reports on research findings. Helps maintain mouse colonies, including performing genotyping, IV/IP injections, and tissue dissection. Prepares laboratory equipment, instruments, and solutions. Orders supplies and performs other laboratory related duties necessary to the functioning of the research projects. Assists with the purchasing of equipment and materials for the laboratory. Assists with ordering supplies and inventory maintenance of the lab. Performs additional related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis on chemistry, biology, physics, or related science or equivalent in training and/or experience.
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: The desired candidate must be familiar with basic laboratory techniques and have exemplary work ethics. Ability to interact with multiple investigators and to work independently. Attention to detail and knowledge of laboratory equipment. Ability to keep accurate records of experimental results.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in laboratory science (Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with relevant laboratory experience. Prior experience with immunohistochemical analysis including cryostat sectioning, fluorescence microscopy, and flow cytometry skills are a plus.
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_174937
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