Technician A

Columbia University New York, NY
The incumbent will learn and perform blood genomic DNA isolation and its characterization by agarose gel electrophoresis, both using methods utilized in our Lab. In addition, will be required to assist in the isolation of blood plasma/serum and their storage at -80oC. The inventory of these aliquots will be required. In addition, sharing laboratory's maintenance duties, with other laboratory members, will be assigned. Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics or the equivalent in education, training and experience. One year of related experience, or equivalent in education, training and/or experience. Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant The candidate should be proficient in Excel which is necessary for the learning and routine use of our Lab Progeny database. The candidate must be motivated to do Lab work and must be detail-oriented, have excellent organizational skills, be able to focus, prioritize and communicate well with other members of the group. Special Instructions Preferred Qualifications BS preferred; laboratory experience is a plus although onsite training is planned. Experience with electronic genetic database (PROGENY) is beneficial but not required. Essential Functions Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.) Special Indications

This position works with: Bloodborne pathogens