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Technician B


Technician B

  • 530489
  • Medical Center
  • Anesthesiology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Dec 15 2022
  • Technical Grade 4
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • 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 Department of Anesthesiology of Columbia University’s Medical Center has a grant-funded Technician B position available. Our research focuses on the effect of anesthetic agents on mouse brain and heart mitochondria.


  • Have proficiency with breeding mice
  • Care for rodent colonies
  • Work with live animals in a wet lab environment
  • Work with newborn mouse pups, adult mice and exposing harvested mitochondria to various anesthetics.
  • All other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or related sciences or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Experience with brain and heart tissue collection, mitochondrial isolation, enzyme activity assays, immunohistochemistry, western blotting, light and fluorescence microscopy are desired.

  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and develop and learn new techniques as required for these studies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree is preferred.

  • Knowledge of various related laboratory procedures and techniques is preferred.

  • A minimum of five years related experience is preferred.

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