Columbia University Technician A - CCTI in New York, New York

Job TitleTechnician A - CCTI

Job Code Title 510214

Job Requisition Number 089031

Department 7519- MED Medicine

Location Medical Center

Job Type Support Staff Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit 1199 / SSA Area

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week 35

Job Family Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

Salary Grade Technical 3-073

Salary Range $680.31 per week

Advertised Summary Job Description The Columbia Center for Translational Immunology (CCTI) is seeking a Technician A to provide research support. Will assist with laboratory maintenance functions for a group working in the field of transplantation immunology.

Responsible for supply inventory (stocking and ordering); equipment maintenance (tracking maintenance requirements and performing or arranging for maintenance of laboratory equipment) and biological sample handling (cataloging biologic samples in our repository database, shipping and receiving of samples from outside laboratories). Additional responsibilities will include compliance record keeping for use and disposal of regulated materials. Perform additional related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis on chemistry, biology, physics, or related science or equivalent in training and/or 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 Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant The desired candidate must be familiar with basic laboratory techniques and have exemplary work ethic. Must be detail oriented; possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Must be able to multi-task, work independently as well as part of a team, and work well under pressure. The candidate must be self-motivated. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, excel and database files required.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications Bachelor of Science degree in molecular/cell biology or a related field. Previous experience in research laboratory.

Essential Functions

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Special Indications

This position works with: Bloodborne pathogens



Radioactive materials

Infectious agents/lasers

HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required Yes

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 08-03-2017

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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