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Technician B

  • Requisition no: 499455
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Psychiatry
  • Grade: Technical Grade 4
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $23.94 per hour


Position Summary

This Technician B position has been created to support and assist in the conduct of new research projects in developmental psychobiology led by Drs. Jay A. Gingrich and Peter Balsam.


  • Perform assays and prepare solutions according to detailed instructions. Set up equipment for experiments, calibrations, and radiation surveys, according to instrument.

  • Carry out fully-planned experiments.

  • Maintain records of results of experiments; order and maintain laboratory supplies. Assist in collection of samples for experimental or diagnostic purpose.

  • Perform other related duties necessary to the functioning of the laboratory, research project or work unit.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Other Requirements

  • Knowledge of chemistry, biology, or physics and various related laboratory procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of experimental materials and standardization.
  • Ability to perform work in a neat and orderly manner in accordance with safety regulations.
  • Exposure to experimental procedures, laboratory equipment and/or working with animals.
  • Ability to organize experiments in standard form and record data in a scientific notebook.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new techniques
  • Familiarity with computerized operations

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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