The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a full-time Senior Technician to join the Laboratory for Mucosal Immunology in New York City. The position offers a range of unique benefits (see below), as well as opportunities for career development and growth.
Reporting to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Ivaylo Ivanov, the Senior Technician will be responsible for management of a laboratory mouse colony and will perform experiments in the field of microbiota and mucosal immunology.
Interested candidates should provide a cover letter describing experience (please note experience with laboratory mice) and motivation for applying to the position, a CV, a copy of their Undergraduate Transcripts, and contact information for three references (please note relation to candidate). For more information on the Ivanov Lab visit: www.ivanovlab.com.
Maintenance and organization of the laboratory animal colony
Animal husbandry, sample collection, genotyping
Assist lab members in performing experiments
Maintain detailed records
Participate in general lab organization
Columbia University offers a range of competitive benefits ??? including, but not limited to ??? tuition exemption, comprehensive health coverage, paid holidays and time off accruals, tax savings, life insurance, and voluntary benefits.
Bachelor???s Degree and 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience
Significant research experience with laboratory mice
Solid knowledge of basic laboratory procedures and techniques
Strong organizational and communication skills
Ability to maintain detailed laboratory records
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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