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Technician B


Technician B

  • 530958
  • Medical Center
  • Pharmacology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Nov 8 2022
  • 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

Position Summary

An entry-level research technician position (Technician B) is available in the laboratory of Dr. Cory Abate-Shen at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The Technician B position is ideal for a highly motivated recent college graduate seeking to obtain research experience.

The Technician B will provide research support to a molecular biology laboratory that is focused on the analysis of genetically engineered mouse models of cancer. The primary role of the Technician B will be to provide support for studies related to mouse husbandry and translational research studies using mouse models.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter describing their relevant experience and education.


  • Assist lab members with research activities including laboratory-based research, activities related to histological and immunohistochemical analyses, lab safety and compliance, and general running of the laboratory.
  • Conduct experiments related to analyses of mouse models of cancer.
  • Conduct experiments according to written directions, assisting in collecting samples and preparing lab solutions and/or cultures.
  • Maintains lab notebooks and records related to the work.
  • Additional related tasks upon request.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, or physics or a completed animal husbandry program or equivalent in education, training, and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in mouse husbandry is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of related laboratory procedures and techniques is preferred.
  • One year of related experience is preferred (can be undergraduate research experience).

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

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