Temporary Research Laboratory Technician

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JOB TITLE
Temporary Research Laboratory Technician

LOCATION
Worcester

DEPARTMENT NAME
Chemical Engineering-JM II

DIVISION NAME
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
We seek to hire a temporary Research Laboratory Technician to join our interdisciplinary research team. The ideal candidate will primarily contribute to genomics research of probiotic & pathogenic fungi, with a focus on Candida species. The candidate's work will contribute to the broader development of understanding in probiotics and antibiotic resistant fungi. The position will provide ample opportunity for exposure to cross- disciplinary research initiatives.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • An interest in synthetic biology, genomics, and yeasts is essential
  • Experience or interest in genomics
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team to accomplish goals within a deadline
  • Strong organizational and communication skills


Founded in 1865, WPI is one of the nation's first technological universities. A highly selective private university located within an hour of Boston, WPI is consistently ranked among the top 70 research institutions by US News & World Report. The university is home to an innovative and intensive project-based curriculum that empowers students with the knowledge and skills to address real world problems around the globe, an approach repeatedly cited for excellence by The Fiske Guide to Colleges and The Princeton Review. Located in the heart of New England, WPI is surrounded by cultural and recreational opportunities. The University of Massachusetts Medical School, a large number of technology companies, and many colleges and universities are located in the immediate area, making it ideal for two-career families. WPI and the Young Lab are committed to diversity and inclusion in research and in higher education. Women and underrepresented minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

FLSA STATUS
United States of America (Non-Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Temporary-Research-Laboratory-Technician_R0001039

About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.





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Posted: 10/14/2020
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