The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Technician A to join our team in a full time position within the Division of Molecular Genetics and the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. This position will provide support for DNA damage and repair in early development and reprogramming study. These studies are performed to determine the cause of chromosomal abnormalities that can affect early development. The work will be performed in a dynamic group of scientists working on pluripotency, development, reprogramming.
Perform research on genome stability in development and reprogramming.
Work on projects related to cytogenetic and transcriptional analysis to understand mechanisms of DNA damage and repair in early development and reprogramming.
Any other related duties as assigned
Two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics.
One year of related experience, or the equivalent in education, training and experience.
Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures for preparation and amplification of DNA are required.
Organizational skills and excellent communication skills are required.
Ability to read, speak, and communicate effectively in English with lab members and collaborators.
Should be motivated for science, organized, thorough, maintain good records, and able to work independently.
Ability to work off-site on a computer are important.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 512564
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