The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Technician B to join our team in a full time position. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Transnational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. This position will support the department by providing technical and scientific support to our Research team.
The Technician B will interact with the principal investigators and laboratory members (students, postdoctoral fellows, and others) to help execute research projects and assist with day to day laboratory management.
The Tech B will perform laboratory procedures including cell culturing, standard biochemical measurements, enzymatic assays, native electrophoresis and fluorescent scanning.
Uses new techniques to assist in research progress.
Will assist and perform statistical analysis of data; prepares and performs internal progress reports on experiments.
Assists in orientation and training of visiting trainees, and others as needed.
Attends weekly laboratory meetings and other training programs in other collaborating laboratories as needed.
Perform administrative duties as needed, including but not limited to: ordering supplies and reagents for other lab members, performing inventory on basic laboratory materials, organizing freezers and other storage, reconciling purchase charges through central administration, submitting purchases orders when required.
May contribute to publications and research presentations.
Any other related research duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.
BS or BA degree in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology or microbiology with laboratory research experience (practical experience, not coursework) is required.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 508333
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