Columbia University Technician B in New York, New York

Position Information

Job Title

Technician B

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number



7544- PSY Psychiatry


Medical Center

Job Type

Support Staff Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

1199 / SSA Area

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week


Job Family

Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

Salary Grade

Technical 4-074

Salary Range

$23.94 per hour

Advertised Summary Job Description

Seeking a Technician B to assist with experiments in the Eating Disorders Research Unit in the Department of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Setting up procedures for experiments; contacting research participants by phone; assisting researchers in the collection of study related specimens; performing data entry and assisting principal investigators in additional study administration.

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

Experience in research setting and the ability to organize a large number of time dependent tasks.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in eating disorders preferred.

Essential Functions

Setting up procedures for experiments 35%

Contacting research participants by phone 25%

Assisting researchers in the collection of study related specimens 15%

Performing data entry 15%

Assisting principal investigators in additional study administration 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


Participation in Medical Surveillance required


What type of posting? Is this a waiver request?

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Requisition Open Date


Requisition Close Date

Open Until Filled

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