Senior Technician | New York, NY - Job.com

Senior Technician

for Columbia University in New York, NY

Job Description

**Position Information**

**Job Title**

Senior Technician

**Job Code Title**

510214

**Job Requisition Number**

078159

**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 5-075

**Salary Range**

24. 81/hr

**Advertised Summary Job Description**

The Senior Technician will be the key technical support for incoming post-doctoral fellows and graduate students in a newly opened laboratory at Columbia University Medical Center. S/he will be responsible for maintaining breeding colonies of transgenic and knock-out mice, setting up timed matings for embryonic timepoints, weaning pups, performing tail and skin biopsies, performing euthanasia and recording observations on all animals for the development of phenotypes. The candidate will be trained to perform specialized surgical procedures such as in utero microinjection. Additional duties will include all aspects of genotyping and record keeping, ordering lab supplies and other reagents, monthly billing and inventory

**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.

Previous experience with management of breeding colonies, small animal surgical procedures and anesthesia is required.

The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.

**Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications**

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

**Special Instructions**

**Preferred Qualifications**

Master's degree in Biological Sciences or related fields is preferred but not necessary.

**Essential Functions**

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

**Special Indications**

**This position works with:**

Chemicals

Formaldehyde/Xylene

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**

05-27-2015

**Requisition Close Date**

Open Until Filled

**Quick Link**

jobs. columbia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=148470

**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.

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