Technician Assistant
Columbia University - New York, NY

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Department

7532- ORT Orthopaedic Surgery

Location

Medical Center

Job Type

Support Staff Full-Time Temporary

Bargaining Unit

1199 / SSA Area

If temporary, indicate duration

1 year with the possibility of renewal

Hours Per Week

35

Job Family

Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

Salary Grade

Technical 2-072

Salary Range

Advertised Summary Job Description

**Grant Funded Position** Knowledge of basic chemical and biological terminology and techniques. Ability to use statistics, analyze data and present experimental data to the PI and carry out standard procedures for protocols. Experience writing and submission of research manuscripts. Good writing skills. Duties will include but are not limited to work with small animal models for in vivo and in vitro imaging, animal husbandry, cell culturing, immunoblotting, and tissue staining. S/he will perform general maintenance on the laboratory equipment in both the frozen section and the general histology laboratory while maintaining records in accordance with protocols. S/he will assist with day-to-day operations, maintain laboratory supplies and will be expected to work independently. S/he will also perform other duties necessary to the functioning of the laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

High School graduate or equivalency certificate. Technical training or equivalency and some related laboratory experience, usually six months.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Preferred Qualifications

A BS degree preferred.

Special Instructions

Special Indications This position works with:
Bloodborne pathogens Chemicals Formaldehyde/Xylene Radioactive materials 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

02-08-2013

Requisition Close Date

Open Until Filled

Quick Link

jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=134581

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Local Hiring

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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