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Columbia University Staff Associate in New York, New York

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001074

Field(s) of Specialization Histocompatability and Immunogenetics

Position Title Staff Associate

Department PAT Pathology

Division Pathology

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

The CUMC HLA Lab is seeking a qualified technologist to join our team. The Staff Associate must be able to perform molecular HLA typing using SSP and/or rSSO Luminxed-based method; and be able to analyze the results of the clinical specimen; and assign HLA class I and class II antigens and/or alleles.

Staff Associate must be able to perform serum screening of anti-HLA antibodies by CDC and Luminex-based SPA.

Must be able to perform cross-matching by both CDC and FCXM.

Staff Associate is required to serve on-call coverage for deceased donor cross-matching and capable to make independent judgment with minimal supervision.

Maintains equipment and records; performs quality control and quality assurance activities; performs miscellaneous functions required to maintain smooth operation of the department such as clerical duties, reagent preparation and inventory control activities.

Minimum Degree Required

Bachelor’s degree

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences (Chemistry or Biology preferred) plus 4 years specialized experience in high complexity testing in a clinical laboratory setting. Prior experience in Histocompatibility testing is a must.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in immunology and tissue culture is a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and outside personnel.
  • A good degree of computer literacy (Word processing, Excel spreadsheets).
  • Managerial ability and experience
  • NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist (CLT).

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 09/20/2019

Search Closing Date

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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