Advertised Summary Job Description: Division of Rheumatology seeks a full time Technician A to assist with several NIH and Industry funded studies. The Technician A will assist with experiments in support of studies in rheumatology. Incumbent will work under direct supervision of the Lab PI to assist with bench-level experiments investigating novel immunotherapies for autoimmune diseases.
The technician will assist investigators in research activities and carry out assigned laboratory duties according to standard and specified procedures. Duties may include assisting with PCR, tissue culture, isolation of cells from tissues, flow cytometry, etc. The candidate will also assist with operational and maintenance aspects of the laboratory, participate in lab meetings, and read research literature as required. Assists with data analysis and result projections on data collected and performs additional related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics or the equivalent in education, training and experience.
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Close attention to detail as well as solid verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database system.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_168886
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