Advertised Summary Job Description: The incumbent will learn and perform blood genomic DNA isolation and its characterization by agarose gel electrophoresis, both using methods utilized in our Lab. In addition, will be required to assist in the isolation of blood plasma/serum and their storage at -80oC. The inventory of these aliquots will be required. In addition, sharing laboratory's maintenance duties, with other laboratory members, will be assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics or the equivalent in education, training and experience. One year of related experience, or equivalent in education, training and/or experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: The candidate should be proficient in Excel which is necessary for the learning and routine use of our Lab Progeny database. The candidate must be motivated to do Lab work and must be detail-oriented, have excellent organizational skills, be able to focus, prioritize and communicate well with other members of the group.
Preferred Qualifications: BS preferred; laboratory experience is a plus although onsite training is planned. Experience with electronic genetic database (PROGENY) is beneficial but not required.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_170621
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