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Technician B

Center for Radiological Research

Technician B

  • 533434
  • Medical Center
  • Center for Radiological Research
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jan 25 2023
  • Technical Grade 4
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • 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

A Technician position is available immediately for highly motivated candidates to work in the field of radiation biology, including on a new NCI-funded project investigating the therapeutic efficacy of heavy-ion radiotherapy in the control of pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancers that has proven intractable to conventional treatments, as well as the potential combination of heavy-ion radiotherapy and the induction of ferroptosis.

The position will involve immune-fluorescent and immune-histochemistry assays, histology, microscopy, real-time RT-PCR, and assisting with irradiations of both cultured cells and mice. The successful candidate will receive training in all necessary techniques. Our laboratory is in the Center for Radiological Research (crr.columbia.edu) in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in Upper Manhattan. Some studies will require irradiations using our heavy-ion facility at the Radiation Research Accelerator Facility (www.raraf.org/), and beamlines at Brookhaven National Laboratory (https://www.bnl.gov/nsrl/). This is an outstanding opportunity to work with investigators in leading radiation biology and pancreatic cancer laboratories


Responsibilities

  • Participate in training in all necessary techniques.

  • Maintain immune-fluorescent and immune-histochemistry assays, histology, microscopy, real-time RT-PCR, and assisting with irradiations of both cultured cells and mice.

  • Irradiations using our heavy-ion facility at the Radiation Research Accelerator Facility (www.raraf.org/), and beamlines at Brookhaven National Laboratory

  • Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. or B.A. is required


Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates must have coursework in laboratory sciences including biology, excellent communication and writing skills. Some laboratory experience is preferred.


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