Advertised Summary Job Description: The Technician B will maintain basic science research laboratory and perform a wide variety of procedures pertaining to cell biology. The incumbent will be responsible for ordering and maintaining inventory of laboratory supplies and chemicals, maintaining lab equipment, preparing common stock solutions and reagents, enforcing compliance with Environmental Health and Safety and Radiation Safety regulations, and performing other related duties necessary to the functioning of the laboratory. The incumbent will also be responsible for tracking purchase orders and invoices, organizing and distributing shared stock of supplies, research reagents, plasmids, cell lines, etc. Duties may also include executing cell culture techniques, cloning, protein purification, immunostaining, and other related techniques.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills needed.
Computer skills required.
Ability to work in an organized manner in accordance with established regulations, policies and procedures.
Experience with DNA cloning.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.