Columbia University Technician B in New York, New York

Position Information

Job Title

Technician B

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number

092867

Department

7543- PSY Psychiatry

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

$23.94 per hour

Advertised Summary Job Description

The Technician B will perform a variety of research duties of a routine and technical nature in support of NIH clinical trials in one or more research areas: 1) the effect of a dietary intervention on cognitive performance; 2) the cardiovascular effects of aerobic exercise training in sedentary individuals; and 3) the effect of stress on psycho-physiology in mitochondrial disease.

Duties and responsibilities:

Interacting with research participants, explaining research protocols.

Instrumenting subjects for cardiovascular and respiratory monitoring and running experiments to collect data on these physiological measures as well as performing phlebotomy tasks.

Training will be provided for these specialized tasks but prior psycho-physiology laboratory experience a plus. Also responsible for maintaining laboratory supplies and equipment.

Initial management of the data collected in PC databases, assisting in subject recruitment and scheduling, and other duties as assigned.

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

Must have excellent interpersonal skills, experience with data coding and database management, and proficiency in MS Excel and Word.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with emphasis on behavioral sciences preferred, along with behavioral laboratory and/or human subject research experience of at least one year.

Fluency in Spanish desirable.

A two-year commitment to the position is preferred.

Essential Functions

Instrumenting subjects for cardiovascular and respiratory monitoring and running experiments to collect data on these physiological measures as well as performing phlebotomy tasks 40%

Interacting with research participants, explaining research protocols

30%

Initial management of the data collected in PC databases, assisting in subject recruitment and scheduling, and other duties as assigned 20%

Training will be provided for these specialized tasks but prior psychophysiology laboratory experience a plus. Also responsible for maintaining laboratory supplies and equipment 10%

Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.)

Special Indications

This position works with:

Contact with patients and/or research subjects

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

05-17-2018

Requisition Close Date

Open Until Filled

Quick Link

jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=169285

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