Advertised Summary Job Description: The Department of Pediatrics at the Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University is committed to innovation and excellence in clinical medicine, education, research, community health, global health and the development of faculty & staff. Over the past five years, new programs have been developed in cancer genomic medicine, neuro-intensive care, palliative care, celiac disease, gut motility disorders, pulmonary hypertension, gut disorders in children with autism and bone marrow transplantation for sickle cell disease.
We are currently seeking a Technician B to work with our Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, which oversees the complex care of patients in the 41-bed pediatric intensive care unit.
RESPONSIBILITIES: -Assist with the performance of animal surgeries, perfusions, general histology and molecular techniques -Coordinate daily lab activities, including, but not limited to ordering supplies, maintaining animal colonies and managing inventory -Assist in the maintenance of lab database
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: -BS degree in neuroscience preferred -Experience with small animal brain surgery -Experience with current molecular techniques, including making transgenic constructs, quantitative pcr, Western blotting and tissue culture
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.
Internal Number: 126_170887
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