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Technician B


Technician B

  • 532836
  • Medical Center
  • Surgery
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Dec 17 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
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 Technician B will work closely with the PI and research team in the Basic Science Research Group in the Division of Surgical Science at Department of Surgery at Columbia University. The Technician B will perform multiple assignments under direct supervision.


Assisting with the designing and implementing of experiments critical to the lab, which may include molecular cloning, animal work, Western blotting, Immunohisochemistry analysis.

  • Perform laboratory experiments and collect data.
  • Contribute to research implementation.
  • Assist with ordering laboratory supplies.
  • Maintaining a lab notebook or records related to task
  • Assisting in the collection of lab chemical wastes.
  • Managing and maintaining mouse colonies, cutting mouse tails and Excel Data entry.
  • Preparing solutions, isolating DNA, performining PCR, preparing and running agarose gels, detectng DNA and recording the results.
  • Prepare solutions and reagents for daily lab use.
  • Calibration/upkeep of laboratory equipment.
  • Interact with personnel from other related research projects.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or one year of related field or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

    Other Requirements

    • One year of related experience, or equivalent in education, training and experience
    • Knowledge of related laboratory procedures and techniques
    • Excellent organization skills
    • Self-motivated and able to work in a team environment
    • Ability to learn and perform a variety of new techniques

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