The Department of Pediatrics at the Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to join its research team. We are currently seeking a Research Technician 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.
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.
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
Position involves work with bloodborne pathogens, lab chemicals, formaldehyde and research animals
BS degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Experience with small animal brain surgery
Experience with current molecular techniques, including making transgenic constructs, quantitative pcr, Western blotting and tissue culture
BS degree in neuroscience
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 501803
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