Full-time, Paid, Research Technician B, Microscopy

March 17, 2021

Wed., Feb. 3

Position Description
The Taub Center at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a research technician.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting molecular biology experiments, cell culture, mouse husbandry and genotyping.
  • Assisting with general maintenance of the lab, organization and ordering of shared resources
  • Preparing slice cultures, reagents, and plan for the availability of resources.
  • Carrying out various molecular biology assays, e.g. DNA/RNA prep, PCR, immunohistochemistry.
  • Assisting with ordering and tracking of laboratory supplies, general lab organization and upkeep, re-stocking common reagents and solutions, and maintaining lab data.
  • Proactively contributing towards the scientific environment, including detailed note taking and recording of results, is necessary.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or physics or a completed animal husbandry program or equivalent in education, training and experience.
  • Knowledge of various related laboratory procedures and techniques a plus.
  • One year of related experience a plus.
  • Experience with neuroscience techniques such as neuronal cultures, fluorescent imaging, or physiology a plus.

Time Commitment
Full-time, with weekend work as needed. 


Email a cover letter and CV to Professor Israely. Place "Technician B" in the subject line.