The Cancer Cytogenetics Technologist will be expected to perform processing of samples submitted for cytogenetics, karyotype analysis, FISH on paraffin-embedded tissues and hematological specimens. The individual will also be expected to perform specialized cancer cytogenetics tests.
70% - Perform Karyotype and FISH testing on hematologic malignancies and paraffin-embedded tissue cancer specimens
30% - Maintaining quality control logs
Percent time is subject to change according to the needs of the laboratory.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience
Knowledge of CAP, JCAHO, NYS and Federal regulations and recommendations
Master of Science degree
The candidate must be licensed for license eligible to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Technician according to New York state licensure requirements. To find out more information, go to http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/clt/
Experience with Cancer Cytogenetics
Experience in Biology laboratory techniques
FISH experience with cancer specimens is required
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 515091
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