The Division of Molecular Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics is seeking a technician B to join our team in a full time position. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. This position will support the department by providing technical support to our research project.
The Technician B will report to the Project Manager and work closely with the Principal Investigator:
The Technician B will carry out specific duties to include DNA extraction, DNA sequencing, and tissue culture.
Additionally, the tech will enter data into the study data base.
The Tech B must attend team meetings.
Assist on the maintenance and ordering of research supplies.
Any other related duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Organizational skills and excellent communication skills are required. Ability to read, speak, and communicate effectively in English. Should be organized, thorough, maintain good records, and able to work independently. Should have basic computer skills and be able to use Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 499195
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