Research Technician

Aug 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Research Technician

Requisition Number: STFR003891

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


This position is for a research technician who will work in the Biomaterials Design Group ( in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Northeastern University. The candidate will be required to carry out independent bench-level research in close partnership with academic trainee(s) (graduate student or postdoctoral fellow) and the PI. Responsibilities will include experiment design and implementation, and requires proficiency in cell culture and experience with laboratory animal models, including sample collection in the laboratory rat or mouse.


Must have a BA/BS (or equivalent) in Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or related discipline and experience in supporting faculty and staff within a fast-paced research office setting.

Strong organizational, communication, and time management skills are required to assist and collaborate to complete this multidisciplinary research project. Candidate must be able to prioritize work, develop and write standard operating procedures and protocols for lab tasks, manage multiple tasks and follow through independently. Competency using a variety of computer software and Internet application including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), EndNote, and Internet research engines (ex. PubMed). Prior experience working within academic environments is helpful.

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

This application should contain a cover letter briefly describing candidate’s background and specific research interests, a full CV with a publication list, and the names and contact information for three references who might be contacted for recommendations. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position is open until filled. Starting dates are negotiable.

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.


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