The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center and Department of Pathology and Cell Biology is seeking a Technician B to join our team as a full-time researcher. The Berrie Center is an international leader in diabetes research. Team members work in an environment of world-class leaders in the field and make a substantial difference in the basic understanding of diabetes and related conditions. This position will use mouse models and cellular models to investigate links between insulin signaling, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. The Technician B will work directly with the principal investigator as well as postdoctoral and PhD student researchers.
- RNA extraction and quantitative PCR
- Western Blots and ELISA
- Mouse Husbandry and Genotyping
- Assisting with Metabolic Experiments in Mice
- Preparing Reagents and Media
- Tissue Culture
- Operating and Maintaining Lab Equipment
- Data Analysis
- Keeping Detailed Lab Notes.
- Protocol and Literature Searches
- General Research support and other duties as required
- Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or physics or equivalent in education, training and experience.
- Knowledge of various related laboratory procedures and techniques preferred.
- One year of related experience preferred.
- Enthusiasm for Biomedical Research
- Experience in biomedical research
- Prior experience working with mice and/or sterile tissue culture are beneficial but not essential
- Master’s degree in Biomedical discipline is not required, but beneficial
- Excellent communication skills
- Willingness to work with mice
- Willingness to work with radioactivity
- Should be highly organized
- Should be able to work independently
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Applications open: Jul 12 2021 Eastern Daylight Time