The Tavazoie lab is seeking a Staff Associate II to join our dynamic group in support of ongoing research in next-generation sequencing based proteomics technologies. The candidate would work closely with the principal investigator, research scientists, post docs, and graduate students in designing, carrying out, and coordinating research. Duties would be as follows:
Perform mammalian tissue culture for molecular biology experiments – 20%
Conduct mass-spec based proteomics experiments – 20%
Analyze and perform bioinformatics reviews of protein biochemistry – 20%
train undergraduate students, graduate students and Postdocs on lab and experimental procedures -10%.
Assist PI with equipment maintenance reviews and scheduling and procurement of new equipment as needed – 10%
Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate field (Biochemistry, Proteomics and/or Biological Sciences) with two full years of post-college industry/academic research. Proficient in DNA/RNA molecular biology, protein biochemistry, proteomics, and next-generation sequencing. Exceptional organizational and time management skills that allows the incumbent to work on and support multiple projects across the lab's research agenda. Superior written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to train personnel and clearly communicate scientific objectives and project results. Exercise independent judgment in devising solutions to specific research or technical problems.
Master's degree preferred and can substitute for work experience.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, and list of three references through the ASR posting website.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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.