Research Technician

May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Research Technician

Requisition Number: STFR003694

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The primary purpose of the Research Technician will be managing the day-to-day operations of the laboratory including ordering and organization of supplies, keeping lab records and data organized, and managing necessary training for new undergraduate volunteers. The individual will also be responsible for conducting experiments, recording and analyzing data, and organizing results in a form suitable to publication. The Technician will be under supervision of the Principle Investigator and Director of the laboratory. The experimental procedures job will include rodent handling, immunohistochemistry, microscopy, Western blotting and ELISA, as well as behavioral experimentation. Responsibilities will also include assisting graduate students with ongoing research projects, conducting an independent research project (if that is of interest), keeping excellent records, and presenting at lab meetings and/or scientific conferences. It is important that the technician possesses an eagerness to learn new scientific ideas and methods, can work well as part of a team, and is able to follow instructions with precision.


The Research Technician should have a minimum of a BA/BS in Behavioral Neuroscience or related field and at least 1-2 years of work experience in a neuroscience laboratory using rodents and a subset of the laboratory techniques mentioned above. Technical competence, comfort with laboratory animals, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

Additional Information:
This appointment is funded by a grant received from an outside source. The duration of the position is contingent upon the continued availability of funding from this grant at its current financial level.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


Similar jobs

Similar jobs