The Department of Environmental Health Sciences is seeking a Technician A to obtain biospecimens (blood, urine) from human and animal subjects for several ongoing studies funded by NIH, DARPA and/or BARDA to establish biodosimeteric signatures of environmental hazards with a particular focus on either accidental or intentional ionizing radiation exposure.
Blood draws and other specimen retrieval (e.g. saliva, urine) (40%)
Sample preparation and shipment (20%)
Helping identify and secure informed consent (15%)
Animal husbandry and care (5%)
Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested (5%)
Two years of college or a completed Associates degree program with an emphasis on chemistry, biology, physics, or related science or equivalent in education, training, and experience.
Graduate degree or equivalent in education, training, experience.
Completed animal care and human subject training, prior medical/laboratory experience. Experience with phlebotomy, animal care training, experience with sample collection from human subjects.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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