Columbia University Technician B in New York, New York

Position Information

Job Title

Technician B

Job Code Title

Technical 4

Job Requisition Number

093337

Department

7541- PED Pediatrics

Location

Medical Center

Job Type

Support Staff Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

1199 / SSA Area

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week

35

Job Family

Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

Salary Grade

Technical 4-074

Salary Range

Advertised Summary Job Description

Research lab technician position in the Division of Molecular Genetics and the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center

to assist in projects related to sympathetic regulation of brown adipose tissue activity. Duties will include mouse husbandry and genotyping, development of in vivo assays in mice, as well as assisting lab-members with experiments. S/He will conduct experiments according to written instructions, participate in organizing the laboratory, place orders, and prepare lab solutions, and maintain lab notebooks and record related to work.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience in basic laboratory procedures (i.e. PCR and ELISA assays) and in working with mice is essential.

Organizational skills and excellent communication skills are required. Ability to read, speak, and communicate effectively in English with lab vendors.

Should be organized, thorough, maintain good records, and able to work independently. Should have basic computer skills and be able to use Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point.

Essential Functions

Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.)

Special Indications

This position works with:

Formaldehyde/Xylene

Laboratory animals

HIPAA Compliance training required

Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required

Yes

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request?

Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date

06-08-2018

Requisition Close Date

Open Until Filled

Quick Link

jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=169910

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