Senior Technician

for Columbia University in New York, NY

Job Description

**Position Information**

**Job Title**

Senior Technician

**Job Code Title**

Technical 5

**Job Requisition Number**

077935

**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**

**Job Family**

Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

**Salary Grade**

Technical 5-075

**Salary Range**

$24. 81/hr

**Advertised Summary Job Description**

The Motor Neuron center has an open position for Senior Technician. We seek a highly motivated individual to participate in research investigating pathological mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases.

The candidate will work alongside a research team of Senior Research Fellows, Postdoctoral Research Scientists and Graduate students within an academic laboratory setting on mammalian cell cultures (primary and immortalized cell lines) and basic biochemistry and molecular biology techniques, including DNA cloning, PCR, and Western blot analysis.

The incumbent will also work with laboratory rodents, perform rodent perfusion and prepare tissues for histology.

**Minimum Qualifications for Grade**

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

Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 1. 5 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**

Significant previous experience working in a research lab environment is requested.

Ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail, maintain meticulous laboratory records and good communication skills is essential.

**Special Instructions**

**Preferred Qualifications**

Experience on mammalian cell cultures (primary and immortalized cell lines) and basic biochemistry and molecular biology techniques, including DNA cloning, PCR, and Western blot analysis is strongly preferred. Experience handling laboratory rodents, performing rodent perfusion, preparing tissues for histology is preferred. Working experience as laboratory manager is desired.

**Essential Functions**

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

**Special Indications**

**This position works with:**

Bloodborne pathogens

Chemicals

Formaldehyde/Xylene

Radioactive materials

Laboratory animals

Infectious agents/lasers

**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**

05-13-2015

**Requisition Close Date**

Open Until Filled

**Quick Link**

jobs. columbia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=148134

**EEO Statement**

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veter an.

**Local Hiring**

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

Register and find the right job for you.

Register and find the right job for you.

Why Register?
  • Get weekly job alerts
  • Upload your resume
  • Use our career tools

Register now & start applying for jobs.

Why Register?
  • Apply to Matching Jobs
  • Get Weekly Job Alerts
  • Post Your Resume
() -

Register now & start applying for jobs.

Why Register?
  • Apply to Matching Jobs
  • Get Weekly Job Alerts
  • Post Your Resume
() -

Register now & start applying for jobs.

Why Register?
  • Apply to Matching Jobs
  • Get Weekly Job Alerts
  • Post Your Resume
() -

Register now & start applying for jobs.

Why Register?
  • Apply to Matching Jobs
  • Get Weekly Job Alerts
  • Post Your Resume
() -