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Technician A - CCTI

  • Requisition no: 515004
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Medicine
  • Grade: Technical Grade 3
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $767.56 per week

Position Summary

Primary duties include assisting in the continuous and smooth operation of the laboratory; conducting biological assays to monitor immune responses in patients undergoing transplantation or CAR-T cell therapies; and assisting in mouse bone marrow transplant studies. The technician will learn and implement a variety of techniques including flow cytometry, cell culture, single-cell sequencing and immunohistochemistry.


  • Assist with experiments in cell culture and animal models under supervision.
  • Maintain a detailed, up-to-date, and accurate record of samples, reagents, instrument
  • tuning and QC.
  • Assist in the development of new assays, methods, and reagents.
  • Perform routine data processing and assist with data analysis.
  • Order reagents, organize inventory, maintain equipment, and prepare service bills.
  • Contribute to building a culture that embraces scientific excellence, integrity, efficiency, teamwork, and continuous learning and improvement.
  • Perform additional related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics or a completed animal husbandry program
  • One year of related experience, or equivalent in education, training and experience
  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to multi-task, work independently as well as part of a team, and work well under pressure.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and data management files required.

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
  • Position will involve work with laboratory animals
  • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Participation in the medical surveillance program
  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

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