TheMcFaline-Figueroa Laboratory at the Biomedical Engineering Department of Columbia University is seeking a research technician interested in applying single-cell genomics to answer diverse questions in biology. A proportion of their effort will be directed toward assisting with general laboratory management. Basic experience in molecular biology, cell culture and general wet-lab techniques is required. Additional relevant experience to the position include creation of next-generation sequencing libraries.
(95%) Work on ongoing research projects and assist with lab management responsibilities, as directed by the Lab Director / PI. Collaborate with other labs / PI's under the direction of the Lab Director / PI.
(5%) Perform other duties and responsibilities, as directed by the Lab Director / PI.
6 months of experience in a research environment is required.
1+ years of wet-lab experience is preferred.
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, biomedical engineering or related field is required.
Skills and Knowledge:
Experience with molecular biology, mammalian cell culture and general wet-lab techniques.
Responsible and independent.
Interest in developing single-cell genomic techniques.
Knowledge of policies and protocols related to the functioning of a research lab such as general lab safety, management of lab inventory and supplies is a plus.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 512790
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