RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Pathology & Lab Medicine

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Pathology & Lab Medicine

The Jones Laboratory seeks a highly motivated research assistant to join our team at the Boston University School of Medicine. The successful candidate will be able to advance the laboratorys research goal of understanding cellular and molecular mechanisms that contribute to the progression of cancer metastases.

Responsibilities: This work will involve tissue culture and performing a variety of biochemistry and cell and molecular biology techniques such as FACS, genome editing technologies (e.g., CRISPR), RNA/DNA isolation, quantitative PCR, Western blot, and immunohistochemistry. This work will also involve rodent animal studies, including ordering, maintenance, and breeding of mouse colonies and genotyping, if necessary. In addition, the candidate must be able to independently perform in vivo experiments; handle animals for tumor implantation, resection, drug administration, and blood/ organ collection.

1-3 years' experience required.

The successful candidate must be a creative thinker, detail oriented, and have the ability to work independently. In addition, the candidate is expected to have strong organizational skills (maintain clear records of experimental work and be able to report and communicate their results) and be able to multi-task. Candidates that have experience conducting in vivo experiments and performing aseptic tissue culture techniques are preferred. A Bachelor's degree in biology or a related field and experience in a research laboratory is required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston, Massachusetts, United States






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Posted: 11/22/2018
Application Due: 1/12/2019
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