Advertised Summary Job Description: The primary focus of the laboratory is on the discovery and development of small molecules for the treatment of blood related cancers. The qualified individual will be responsible for providing technical support to the research staff (senior scientists and postdoctoral fellows) by performing cellular and molecular techniques and assisting in teaching/directing lower level technicians. He/she may also be delegated to perform planned experiments and report results with minimal supervision and at times, independently. The candidate will apply critical thinking to all projects and experiments to improve techniques and ensure the most accurate and efficient methods are being applied. The candidate will be able to perform basic statistical functions to analyze and present their experimental data to the group and potentially at conferences and/or in publications. The major techniques the qualified individual may be asked to perform include, but are not limited to, ELISA, histopathological staining techniques, RNA isolation, quantitative PCR, spectrophotometry and fluorometry. In addition, they will assist in performing murine xenograft experiments and become familiar with in vivo bioluminescent imaging. He/she will be responsible for maintaining all data in an organized fashion and managing supplies for the lab. Will perform additional related duties s assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or physics or related science, and at least 1.5 years of related experience or 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 Specific Minimum Qualifications:
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.