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Columbia University Technician A in New York, New York

  • Requisition no: 508734

  • Work Type: Full Time

  • Location: Campus|Medical Center

  • School/Department: null

  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)

  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union

  • Bargaining Unit: SSA

  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

  • Hours Per Week: 35

  • Salary Range: $21.29 an hour

Position Summary

The candidates will be responsible for managing laboratory aspects of a number of research studies, from biobanking critical specimens, recruiting volunteers, screening subjects, ordering necessary supplies, scheduling, consenting volunteers, performing lab tests, and other logistical study support.


  • 70% - Organizing study samples

  • 10% - Inventory management

  • 10% - Performing laboratory tests

  • 5% - General lab maintenance

  • 5% - Regulatory compliance

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics or a completed animal husbandry program

  • One year of related experience, or equivalent in education, training and experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Phlebotomy skills are preferred

  • Various computer skills are also needed to accomplish special sample selection and data analysis.

Other Requirements

  • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills required.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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