Research Technician

Feb 21, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Research Technician

Requisition Number: STFR004353

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 of this job could include rodent handling, odent surgeries, 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 (if that is of interest). It is important that the lab tech possesses an eagerness to learn and implement new scientific ideas and methods, can work well as part of a team, and is able to follow instructions with precision and attention to detail


This position will require at minimum a B.S degree in Behavioral Neuroscience or a related discipline, as well as experience working with rodents in a laboratory setting. The most successful candidates will also have lab-bench experience outside of undergraduate laboratory courses.

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.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

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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