Advertised Summary Job Description: Responsible for culturing embryonic stem cells, their differentiation of stem cells into motor neurons, chromatin immunoprecipitation, cloning and expression profiling of differentiated cells. Responsibilities will also include ordering and maintaining lab supplies, records and equipment; maintenance of a mouse colony; preparation of common stock solutions and reagents; and performing other related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's Degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Computer literacy, knowledge of biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology, and strong experience with related laboratory procedures are required. Ability to learn new techniques. Ability to work, under minimal supervision by the principal investigator. Easy interactions with multiple investigators.
Excellent motivation and interpersonal, communication and organizational skills required.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in tissue culture, molecular biology and biochemistry is required. Master's degree preferred.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
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.