Columbia University Technician B in New York, New York

Job TitleTechnician B

Job Code Title Technical 4

Job Requisition Number 095843

Department 7583- IGM General

Location Medical Center

Job Type Support Staff Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit 1199 / SSA Area

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Hours Per Week 35

Job Family Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

Salary Grade Technical 4-074

Salary Range $23.94/Hour

Advertised Summary Job Description The Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) is searching for a Technician B. S/he will employ next generation sequencing (NGS) technology in support of various biological and precision medicine programs in clinical as well as research setting.

The Technician B will:

-Prepare a variety of NGS libraries and performs sequencing on NovaSeq, MiSeq and other sequencing platforms acquired from time to time;

-Perform various microarray genotyping assays and Taqman;

-Extract DNA/RNA from variety of biospecimens such as whole blood, serum, buckle swab, saliva and tissue samples;

-Adheres to QA/QC policies and procedures required in a clinical sequencing lab;

-Performs routine laboratory activities including ordering supplies, maintaining inventories, preparing reagents, and up-keeping instruments;

-Performs any other assignments deemed necessary by the lab Manager/Facility Director.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

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HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No

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

Requisition Open Date 12-03-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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