Summary Description: The Columbia Center for Translational Immunology invites applications for a Staff Associate/Senior Staff Associate position. The Staff Associate's/Senior Staff Associate's time will be split between assisting researchers with human immunology studies and managing a specialized animal facility, as well as laboratory organization and supply tracking/ordering as required. The candidate will conduct research investigating the mechanisms of tolerance in human recipients of combined kidney/bone marrow transplants utilizing fluorescence-activated flow cytometry, in vitro suppression and proliferation assays. Will perform murine bone marrow transplantation studies, conduct in vitro studies of cell-mediated immunity in transplant recipients, and execute experiments. Will also analyze study data. Additionally, successful candidate will manage and oversee a HPPF/SPHF animal facility, including providing specialized training to all personnel that require access.
Minimum Qualifications: A candidate must have four years of related experience to be considered a candidate for Staff Associate and eight years to be considered a candidate for Senior Staff Associate. The selectee will need to be proficient with maintaining animal records using labtrax software and able to train personnel as well as troubleshoot problems.
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