Columbia University Short-Term Casual (Research Support) in New York, New York

Position Information

Job Title

Short-Term Casual (Research Support)

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number

088290

Department

7544- PSY Psychiatry

Location

Medical Center

Job Type

Short-Term Casual

Bargaining Unit

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week

5

Job Family

Research (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

Salary Grade

Short Term Casual

Salary Range

$12.50 per hour

Advertised Summary Job Description

The Short- Term Casual will provide technical laboratory assistance.

Perform bench work, including immunocytochemistry and gene expression analyses.

Perform behavioral studies of mice, under supervision.

Analyze data using spreadsheets and statistical analysis software.

Write up experimental results, including detailed methods, graphs of data, and initial discussion.

Will receive direct supervision from existing laboratory staff members and PI; will not supervise others.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

High school graduate or equivalency required.

The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test and background check prior to a final offer of employment being made.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Willingness to work with laboratory animals (mice). Facility with data analysis, including basic statistics.

Excellent writing ability.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications

Prior laboratory experience, including experience with immunological techniques.

Essential Functions

Perform bench work, including immunocytochemistry and gene expression analyses 50%

Analyze data using spreadsheets and statistical analysis software 20%

Write up experimental results, including detailed methods, graphs of data, and initial discussion 20%

Perform behavioral studies of mice, under supervision 10%

Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.)

Special Indications

This position works with:

Chemicals

Laboratory animals

HIPAA Compliance training required

Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required

Yes

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request?

Waiver-Short Term Casual

Requisition Open Date

06-19-2017

Requisition Close Date

06-22-2017

Quick Link

jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=162860

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

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