Summary Description: The Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) offers a highly collaborative and rewarding research experience, set in a world-class biomedical research environment at Columbia University Medical Center in upper Manhattan. The IGM drives innovation in genomic medicine through cutting-edge research, clinical applications and outreach efforts. Our multi-tiered approach to utilizes large scale human genetics, paired with functional biology in preclinical models, to advance the diagnosis, characterization, and treatment of genetic diseases. As part of Columbia University's overall Precision Medicine Initiative, we are fully integrated into the research and clinical communities at Columbia University and New York-Presbyterian, and utilize our expertise to develop and advance patient-centered precision medicine. The IGM is seeking a mission-critical Staff Associate position to support our research using mouse models of human disease. The Staff Associate will be responsible for the following:- Care of the mouse colonies for all IGM laboratory users and faculty: coordinating colony use, expanding and contracting colony sizes as necessary and troubleshooting issues that arise, through frequent interactions with faculty and users to monitor and anticipation of their needs and response to new requests;- Genotyping, including importation or development of new protocols, troubleshooting and coordinating genotyping results with laboratory technicians and logging results into data sharing system; - Engage with Columbia's veterinary staff to ensure smooth operations, including helping our labs to maintain regulatory compliance and timely responses to veterinary requests;- Coordinate mouse strain transfers between IGM laboratories, and with external users and vendors.
Minimum Qualifications: Four years of related experience
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 334_66596
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.