Advertised Summary Job Description: The Senior Technician will participate in translational cardiovascular research in patients with advanced heart failure and transplant. The hire will be part of a dynamic research team within the Department of Medicine and Surgery at Columbia University, as well as with outside collaborators. Key responsibilities will include assisting in basic experiments for various research projects conducted by the PI of the lab. The Senior Technician will use a variety of techniques including flow cytometry, cell culture, PCR and immunohistochemistry. Additional responsibilities include ordering supplies and inventory maintenance of the lab. He/She will perform additional related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of 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.
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Preferred Qualifications: Bench research skills are preferred, but not essential, as long as the selected candidate has a solid background in molecular and cellular biology. Other desirable skills include basic statistical analysis.
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.