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Senior Technician

Microbiology and Immunology

Senior Technician

  • 521214
  • Medical Center
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Dec 15 2021
  • Technical Grade 5
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range:

Position Summary

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a full-time Senior Technician to join the Laboratory for Mucosal Immunology in New York City. The position offers a range of unique benefits (see below), as well as opportunities for career development and growth.


Reporting to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Ivaylo Ivanov, the Senior Technician will be responsible for management of a laboratory mouse colony and will perform experiments in the field of microbiota and mucosal immunology.

Interested candidates should provide a cover letter describing experience (please note experience with laboratory mice) and motivation for applying to the position, a CV, a copy of their Undergraduate Transcripts, and contact information for three references (please note relation to candidate). For more information on the Ivanov Lab visit:

  • Maintenance and organization of the laboratory animal colony
  • Animal husbandry, sample collection, genotyping
  • Assist lab members in performing experiments
  • Maintain detailed records
  • Participate in general lab organization

Columbia University offers a range of competitive benefits – including, but not limited to – tuition exemption, comprehensive health coverage, paid holidays and time off accruals, tax savings, life insurance, and voluntary benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience
  • Significant research experience with laboratory mice
  • Solid knowledge of basic laboratory procedures and techniques

Other Requirements

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to maintain detailed laboratory records

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

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