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Technician B - CCHD


Technician B - CCHD

  • 533416
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jan 23 2023
  • Technical Grade 4
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $50,329.13 - $50,329.13
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 Columbia Center for Human Development (CCHD) seeks a Technician B to support laboratory research under the supervision of the Principle Investigator. The research lab investigates the molecular and cellular mechanisms controlling the proliferation and differentiation of stem cells in the esophagus and lung. The technician will perform basic laboratory work.


  • Follow protocols carefully under the supervision of the Pl and postdoctoral researcher.
  • Perform genotyping and breeding of mice
  • Responsible for maintenance of mouse colony.
  • Perform tissue culture; prepare solutions; setup and calibrate equipment; and carry out fully planned experiments.
  • Collect samples and keep records of results.
  • Assist with ordering and maintaining laboratory supplies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and/or necessary to the functioning of the laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or physics or related science or equivalent in education, training and experience
  • Excellent organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Enthusiasm for scientific research
  • Animal handling experience
  • Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques

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
    • Work with laboratory animals
    • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • 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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