The Pediatric Milner Laboratory Division of Pediatric Allergy & Immunology is seeking a highly motivated Technician A 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 day to day research support and assistance in the Pediatric Milner Laboratory.
The Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology seeks a candidate for a full time Technician A position. Under the Supervision of Dr. Joshua D. Milner, Division Chief, the Technician A will:
provide support and assistance to ongoing laboratory research projects
Support and assist with the initiation and execution of new protocols and projects
keeping records of test project results
filing patient charts/data
assisting in the collection of samples for experimental or diagnostic purposes
maintaining mouse colonies
tracking and ordering reagents
assisting with eliciting information from patients and their families in accordance with structured interview procedures
performing library and online literature research
assisting with the preparation of PowerPoint presentations
assist in preparing manuscript, abstract and grants
performing other related duties necessary to the functioning of the research projects.
The studies performed in the Milner Laboratory large focuses on the immunopathogenesis of genetic diseases that lead to allergy and immune dysregulation.
2 years of college or completed A.A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics or the equivalent in education, training and experience
Ability to build trust and maintain confidentiality with diverse populations.
Ability to identify and follow through on project issues and use initiative.
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
High degree of computer literacy, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet software.
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information discreetly.
Ability to prioritize work and operate under tight deadlines.
Motivated and flexible, able to work independently.
Some early morning, weekend, and evening hours may be required.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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