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Columbia University Technician B - Molecular Medicine in New York, New York

  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union

  • Bargaining Unit: SSA

  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

  • End Date if Temporary: n/a

  • Hours Per Week: 35

  • Salary Range: $837.94 per week

Position Summary

The Technician B will provide general research support in a Molecular Medicine laboratory involving animal studies.

Responsibilities

  • Perform mouse dissection for collection of tissue samples and bone marrow cells.

  • Perform mouse genotyping, tail vein injection, blood glucose and lipid analysis, and CBC analysis.

  • Assist with flow cytometry including work on FACS and flow cytometry analysis.

  • Perform other techniques such as real time quantitative PCR, Western analysis and fluorescence confocal microscopy.

  • Order supplies/reagents for a large laboratory.

  • Organize and maintain supply inventory, laboratory equipment.

  • Ensure compliance with radiation safety and lab safety guidelines.

  • Perform additional related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with flow cytometry on analysis of bone marrow cells and peripheral blood cells

Other Requirements

  • Participation in Medical Surveillance Program required

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