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Columbia University Technician B - Rheumatology in New York, New York

  • Requisition no: 508778

  • Work Type: Full Time

  • Location: Campus|Medical Center

  • School/Department: null

  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)

  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union

  • Bargaining Unit: SSA

  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

  • End Date if Temporary: n/a

  • Hours Per Week: 35

  • Salary Range: $888.97 per week

Position Summary

The technician will support the research coordinators, PI, and research manager in conducting clinical trials, NIH and/or industry-sponsored, that focus on the discovery of novel drug targets in rheumatology. The technician will report and be supervised by the study PI and Clinical Research Manager.


  • Assists with the identification, screening and assessment of potential subjects for studies.

  • Assists with data preparation and study file maintenance.

  • Supports the PI in obtaining informed consent, ordering pre-randomization tests and ordering study drugs.

  • Assists in assuring compliance and study protocol and maintaining case report forms.

  • Performs data entry and data retrieval from study site; provides ongoing reports for PI.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Other Requirements

  • The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo drug screening prior to a final offer of employment being made

  • Participation in the medical surveillance program

  • Contact with patients and/or human research subjects

  • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure

  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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