Advertised Summary Job Description: Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Technician B will be responsible for carrying out fully planned experiments to study the mechanisms underlying spinal muscular atrophy. The incumbent will use conventional biochemical and molecular biological methods, including molecular cloning, protein purification, maintenance of mammalian cell lines, DNA transfection and manipulation and mouse anatomical studies. Duties will include keeping records of experimental results and providing experimental support for ongoing projects. The incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining laboratory supplies, preparing solutions and performing other related duties necessary to the functioning of the research project.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Applicant must satisfactorily complete drug screen and background check.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
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.