Technician A | New York, NY - Job.com

Technician A

for Columbia University in New York, NY

Job Description

**Position Information**

**Job Title**

Technician A

**Job Code Title**

510214

**Job Requisition Number**

073826

**Department**

7551- SRG Surgery

**Location**

Medical Center

**Job Type**

Support Staff Full-Time Temporary

**Bargaining Unit**

1199 / SSA Area

**If temporary, indicate duration**

One Year

**Hours Per Week**

35

**Job Family**

Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

**Salary Grade**

Technical 3-073

**Salary Range**

$32, 050. 61/annually

**Advertised Summary Job Description**

The Technician A will provide general research support. Duties include preparing solutions, setting up and calibrating equipment and carrying out fully planned experiments, collecting samples and keeping records of results. S/he will also perform other duties necessary to the functioning of the laboratory, such as ordering and maintaining laboratory supplies, chemicals and equipment. Basic molecular biology skills (maxiprep, histology staining, PCR, Western blots, tissue culture experience) a plus.

**Minimum Qualifications for Grade**

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

Two years of college or a completed A. A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics or the equivalent in education, training and experience.

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**

Experience in mouse husbandry, handling of human and mouse tissue, tissue sectioning, immunohistochemistry or mammalian tissue culture.

**Special Instructions**

**Preferred Qualifications**

**Essential Functions**

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

**Special Indications**

**This position works with:**

Bloodborne pathogens

Chemicals

Contact with patients and/or research subjects

**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**

05-23-2014

**Requisition Close Date**

Open Until Filled

**Quick Link**

jobs. columbia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=142064

**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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