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Technician B

Aaron Diamond Aids Rsch Ct

Technician B

  • 530475
  • Medical Center
  • Aaron Diamond Aids Rsch Ct
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Oct 18 2022
  • Technical Grade 4

Position Summary

Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a full-time Research Technician B to join an RNA viruses lab at the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center (ADARC). The incumbent will report to the Principal Investigator.


  • Assists Research Scientists and Principal Investigator (PI) in laboratories
  • Performs virology, tissue culture, and molecular biology assays
  • Oversees the integrity of the equipment
  • Maintains the integrity of the laboratory database
  • Collaborates with the overall function of the laboratory and its workflow
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Research Scientist and/or Principal Investigator

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, physics, or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working experience with mammalian cell tissue culture
  • Working experience in molecular biology and biochemistry techniques such as PCR, DNA cloning and western blotting

Other Requirements

  • Highly responsible, independent, passionate and self-driven with a background in molecular biology, cell culture, and biochemistry
  • Well organized and good time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Must be able to work in an orderly manner and in accordance with all safety regulations

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

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