The Columbia Center for Translational Immunology (CCTI) is looking for a highly qualified and motivated individual to work in one of our labs in the exciting field of stem-cell transplantation and cancer immunotherapy. As a Technician A, the incumbent will support research in translational immunology under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, and assist in the continuous and smooth operation of the laboratory.
Assist in experiments for various research projects conducted by the PI and research fellows.
Perform a variety of techniques including flow cytometry, PCR and immunohistochemistry.
Assist with preparation and analysis of data.
Perform additional related duties as assigned.
Two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis on chemistry, biology, physics, or physics
One year of related experience or equivalent in training and experience
Must be detail oriented and possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Must be self-motivated, able to multi-task, work independently as well as part of a team, and work well under pressure
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and data management files required
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made
Participation in the medical surveillance program
Position will involve work with laboratory animals
Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 507113
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