Technician A

Columbia University

United States

September 30, 2022


Technician A

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  • Requisition no: 518059
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Environmental Health Sciences
  • Grade: Technical Grade 3
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)

  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union

  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary: 9/30/2022
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $39,912.86
  • Position Summary

    Under the supervision of Dr. Navas-Acien and other members of her team the person in this position will be supporting several research projects, conducting statistical analyses, supporting fieldwork activities and contributing to drafting manuscripts and grants. Primary responsibilities will include supporting the fieldwork for the VapeScan Project. The incumbent will contribute to the transfer of specimen from the examination site to the central laboratory. The incumbent will also contribute to the examination of the vaping devices and the collection of the aerosol following the protocol established by co-investigator Markus Hilpert and under the supervising of other team members (Vesna Ilievski). The incumbent will also contribute to other research projects including MESA and Strong Heart Study, supporting data cleaning and data analyses under close supervision of the PI and other team members.


  • Fieldwork activities: 40%
  • Statistical analysis: 25%
  • Drafting manuscripts and grants: 25%
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned/requested: 10%
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years of college or AA degree or equivalent experience
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer a bachelor's degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience, or equivalent in education, training, and experience.

  • Training in statistics and computer science. Experience with data analysis.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

    Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

    Applications open: Sep 09 2021 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close:

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