Columbia University Research Staff Assistant in New York, New York

Position Information

Job Title

Research Staff Assistant

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number

089042

Department

4041- A&S Biological Sciences

Location

Morningside

Job Type

Support Staff Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

If temporary, indicate duration

1 year with possible extension

Hours Per Week

35

Job Family

Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

Salary Grade

R5

Salary Range

$39000 - $41,500

Advertised Summary Job Description

The Przeworski lab is seeking a Research Staff Assistant. Under the direction of the PI, incumbent will assist multiple dynamic interdisciplinary teams with their computational research. The incumbent's responsibilities will primarily involve assisting lab researchers with the request of human genetics data sets from various public repositories, maintaining lab paperwork, ordering supplies, and running scripts, as instructed by researchers.

NOTE TO APPLICANTS: THIS IS A ONE YEAR POSTING WITH POSSIBILITY OF RENEWAL BASED UPON CONTINUATION OF GRANT FUNDING.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

A B.S. degree in Bioinformatics, Biology with a focus on Genomics or Computer Science with some background in Biology

Knowledge of R, Python and high-performance cluster environment required.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with scientists.

Problem solving skills.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications

M.S. Degree in Bioinformatics or a related field

Essential Functions

Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.)

Special Indications

This position works with:

HIPAA Compliance training required

No Response

Participation in Medical Surveillance required

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What type of posting? Is this a waiver request?

Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date

08-02-2017

Requisition Close Date

Open Until Filled

Quick Link

jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=163882

EEO Statement

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