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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Technician B - Cardiology in New York, New York

Employer Name: Columbia University

Job Type: Support Staff - Union Bargaining Unit: SSA Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: N/A Hours Per Week: 35 Standard Work Schedule: Building: Salary Range: $51,839 Annual - $51,839 Annual 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 The Technician B will provide bench and data analysis support for cell biology, molecular biology, immunology, and functional genomic assays, and assist the lab team with experiments and general research activities. Responsibilities Set up and conduct experiments or activities according to established protocols and record data. Assure compliance with study protocols and regulations concerning environmental, health, and human subject confidentiality. Set up equipment for experiments, calibrations, or radiation surveys. Carry out fully planned experiments. Assist in collection of samples and keeping records of the results of experiments. Perform routine cellular and molecular assays (e.g., transformation, miniprep, maxiprep, RNA, DNA and protein preparation, cDNA synthesis, qRT-PCR, transfection, packaging of viral vectors, ELISA, Western Blotting, etc.) Maintain primary mouse and human cell culture and human induced pluripotent stem cell culture and differentiation. Utilize microscopic techniques and FACS for characterization/functional assays of cell lines and primary cells. Perform histological sectioning, staining, imaging, and quantitative data analysis. Assist with other lab team efforts, including breeding, genotyping, and preparation of animal models for experiments and surgeries. Assist with sample preparation of RNA-seq, single cell RNA-seq, CRIPSR screening, high content imaging, and other functional genomic data. Interpret and present data, and participate in manuscript preparation. Order and maintain laboratory supplies, chemicals, and equipment. Performing other duties as required. Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor?s degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent in education, training and/or experience. Good organizational and communication skills. Ability to work well as part of a team, as well as independently. Preferred Qualifications Experience in a research laboratory. Familiarity with cell biology, molecular biology, immunology, and functional genomic techniques, and animal models. Capable of developing skills in experimental design, data analysis, visualization, and interpretation. Other Requirements The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made. Participation in the medical surveillance program. Must complete applicable compliance and systems training requirements. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.