RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Microbiology

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Microbiology

Candidate will be part of a multidisciplinary team investigating how Ebola and other hemorhagic fever viruses infect cells with an interest in discovery of new antiviral drugs. Primary responsibility will be for making reagents for analysis of virus infection, performing virus infection assays and analysis and contribute to running of the lab including ordering laboratory supplies. Keeping good laboratory notes is essential as well as ability to work within a team environment. Work will be performed in the NEIDL BSL4 and previous experience working at BSL3 or BSL4 biocontainment suite is desirable.

Candidate must have interest in learning new techniques for microscopy of cells, virus infection assays, mammalian cell cultivation, statistical analysis of therapy testing, high throughput screening methods. Previous experience is considered a plus. Previous training and experience working with virus or bacterial pathogens is preferred.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology is required
  • 1-3 years of work experience 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: 1/5/2019
Application Due: 3/6/2019
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