Advertised Summary Job Description: The Technician B will work with the principal investigator and the other members of the laboratory and will participate in multiple research projects that are directed towards the understanding of mechanisms that govern class switch recombination and somatic hypermutation in B-lymphocytes leading to generation of antibodies in our body. Specifically, candidate will perform Chromatin immunoprecipitation assays and genome-wide sequencing experiments.
For more details of the laboratory, please refer to the website: www.basulabcolumbia.org and http://microbiology.columbia.edu/faculty.html.
The technician will be required to maintain mouse colonies involved for these project, assist in lab management, organize the lab and perform duties directed towards ordering reagents and maintaining laboratory inventories. The technician will also assist the other members in the laboratory in performing experiments and generating reagents, buffers etc. the technician will be expected to maintain a records of all the lab activities including the experiments that he/she will perform.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. experience.
Candidates with previous research experience and/or administrative experience will be given preference.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: The candidate should be interested in performing experiments with the help of the other members of the laboratory. Willingness to work with mouse models is essential.
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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