Full-time, Paid, Technician B, Pathology and Cell Biology

June 3, 2022

Fri., April 22

Phyllis Faust, MD, PhD Lab, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Department of Pathology and Cell Biology

Position Description
The laboratory of Phyllis Faust, MD, PhD at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a Research Technician B. Dr. Faust's research group investigates the pathogenesis of Essential Tremor (ET), a prevalent neurological disorder about which little is known.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing a wide variety of histological and molecular biology procedures on human postmortem brain tissue samples for several projects in the lab
  • Using vibratoming, immunohistochemistry, Western blots, post-mortem brain catalog/organizing and extensive microscopy work
  • Performing quantitative morphologic analyses, including collecting microscopic images and characterizing axonal and synaptic changes and a variety of other neuropathologic parameters
  • Organizing the storage of formalin fixed brain samples and histology slides
  • Preparing samples for histology core
  • Organizing data from experiments for manuscript preparation.
  • Performing general lab maintenance

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or physics or related science or equivalent in education, training and experience
  • Experience in molecular biologic techniques a plus 

Time Commitment
Full-time, with a two-year commitment.