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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Research Staff Assistant in New York, New York

Employer Name: Columbia University

Job Type: Support Staff - Non-Union Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35.00 Salary Range: $42,600 - $68,800 The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Position Summary Columbia University's Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute brings together world-class scientists across academic disciplines conducting pioneering research to transform our understanding of how the brain works ? and gives rise to mind and behavior. The Institute fosters a collaborative and inclusive environment across 50+ labs, advancing insights into human health by exploring how the brain develops, performs, endures and recovers. At the Zuckerman Institute, we are committed to becoming a more inclusive, equitable and diverse place of scientific discovery and support a culture of respect. Promoting diversity in science will help drive the transformative science that can change the world. Situated in the Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia?s Manhattanville campus, the state-of-the-art building offers an environment where the highest level of scholarly scientific research takes place on a daily basis, with the benefit of being located in the heart of New York, one of the world?s most vibrant and culturally rich cities. This is a grant-funded role. Responsibilities Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Under the direction of the PI, perform tasks with rodents and/or human primates Under the direction of the PI, perform whole-brain histology, handle rodents and/or non-human primates for behavioral task performance Use software applications to process data sets Perform general lab management duties, including animal husbandry, ordering supplies, sustaining inventories, and maintenance of instruments, assisting with administrative and documentation tasks relates to experiments Minimum Qualifications A bachelor's degree in neuroscience, biology or other related area of science or engineering is required. The willingness and ability to learn specific techniques for performing tasks is required. Preferred Qualifications Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.