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Technician A


Technician A

  • 531201
  • Medical Center
  • Surgery
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Nov 18 2022
  • Technical Grade 3
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: 42397.74-42397.74

Position Summary

The Technician A will work closely with the PI and research team in the Basic Science Research Group in the Division of Surgical Science at Department of Surgery at Columbia University. The technician A will perform multiple assignments under direct supervision. The technician A will perform multiple assignments under direct supervision.


  • Preparing materials for and assisting in experiments
  • Performing simple experiments according to written protocols
  • Ordering and maintaining laboratory supplies
  • Maintaining a lab notebook or records related to task
  • Assisting in the collection of lab chemical wastes.
  • Managing and maintaining mouse colonies, cutting mouse tails and Excel Data entry.
  • Preparing solutions, isolating DNA, performining PCR, preparing and running agarose gels, detectng DNA and recording the results.
  • Performing other related duties necessary to the functioning of the laboratory, research project or work unit

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of college or completed AA program in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

Other Requirements

  • One year of related experience, or equivalent in education, training and/or experience

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