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Columbia University Technician B in New York, New York

  • Requisition no: 507732

  • Work Type: Full Time

  • Location: Campus|Medical Center

  • School/Department: null

  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)

  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union

  • Bargaining Unit: SSA

  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

  • Hours Per Week: 35

  • Salary Range: $25.40 an hour

Position Summary

The primary responsibilities of this position include: participation in day-to-day laboratory research projects under the direction of the Principal Investigator (including experimental set-up, data collection, and data analysis) and animal colony management (including animal husbandry, genotyping, phenotyping, and daily experimental rodent protocols). Skills frequently utilized to complete daily tasks include: mouse handling, basic lab skills (e.g. pipetting), flow cytometry, and sterile technique.


  • 60% - Performing animal experiments

  • 20% - Animal husbandry

  • 10% - Recording/analyzing data

  • 10% - General lab maintenance

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or physics or related science or equivalent in education, training and experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • A successful candidate will be a self-starter, have excellent organizational and record keeping skills, and be able to multi-task while maintaining precision and quickness.

  • Applicants with experience in animal husbandry are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Experience with flow cytometry will be an advantage.

Other Requirements

  • This position requires the technical ability to complete procedures and properly record and report results.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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