Senior Research Worker

for Columbia University in New York, NY

Job Description

**Position Information**

**Job Title**

Senior Research Worker

**Job Code Title**

Technical 7

**Job Requisition Number**

078268

**Department**

7538- PAT Pathology

**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 7-077

**Salary Range**

$31. 10

**Advertised Summary Job Description**

The incumbent will work in a busy Renal histopathology laboratory performing the following histology techniques: tissue processing, embedding, paraffin and frozen tissue microtomy, H&E staining, special stains, immunofluorescence, and coverslipping. Will also be responsible for analyzing, trouble shooting and resolving day to day histology functions. Will facilitate trouble shooting and resolution of routine technical issues. Maintenance of laboratory equipment. Perform QA/QC procedures according to department's established policy and procedures. Maintain statistical records and other related laboratory records. Will perform other duties as necessary for the proper functioning of the laboratory.

**Minimum Qualifications for Grade**

**Applicant** **MUST** **meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant**

Master's degree and at least one year of experience, or Bachelor's degree and at least three years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.

**Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications**

**Applicant** **MUST** **meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant**

Must have a New York State Dept of Education technician/technologist license. Must work in a neat and orderly manner. Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, communications and team player skills are required. Computer knowledge a must.

**Special Instructions**

**Preferred Qualifications**

**Essential Functions**

70% Tissue processing, embedding, microtomy, staining and coverslipping.

10% Perform QA/QC procedures.

10% Trouble shoot and maintenance of laboratory equipment.

5% Maintain statistical records.

5% Other duties.

**Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters. )**

**Special Indications**

**This position works with:**

Chemicals

Formaldehyde/Xylene

**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**

05-29-2015

**Requisition Close Date**

Open Until Filled

**Quick Link**

jobs. columbia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=148638

**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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