The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
The Department of Neurology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center is a unique interdisciplinary research environment specializing in human genetics and genomics. We are searching to fill a Technician B position to support research on rodent and human stem cell models of neurological disease in the laboratory of Dr. Christopher Makinson.
Genotyping and maintenance of rodent colonies, maintenance and differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells (hPSC), stereotaxic surgery, molecular biology, and lab management support.
Additional general laboratory duties will also be assigned, such as mycoplasma testing and ordering reagents.
The incumbent will receive on the job training for responsibilities as needed based on qualifications and will have the opportunity to learn state-of-the-art approaches such as the generation of human brain organoids from stem cells, functional imaging, and electrophysiology.
Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent of education, training, and experience.
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