RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Arthritis Ctr/Rheumatology

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Boston University
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BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Arthritis Ctr/Rheumatology

Tracking Code4460 Job Description

We are looking for highly motivated, well-trained individuals interested in working via bench and translational research in tissue injury and pulmonary fibrosis.


The successful candidate will be working in a highly collaborative and collegial multidisciplinary environment, using a range of complementary imaging, molecular, and metabolic techniques. The candidate will be expected to work with patient cell/tissue samples complemented by animal models of lung disease


Established experience in the following areas is desirable: A) In vivo animal model of disease (previous experiences with mouse model of tissue fibrosis will be highly considered) B) Animal breeding and genotyping C) Mouse cell isolation and culture D) Primary human cell isolation especially mesenchymal and endothelial cells B) Cell sorting (FACS). C) Cell/tissue imaging techniques such as fluorescence and confocal microscopy; C) Advanced techniques in biochemistry, cellular, and molecular biology.


Sets up and performs routine and established lab procedures in support of lab goals and grant commitments. The candidate will be expected assists in the maintenance of lab equipment and supplies and assists in organizing data. Must have the ability to organize and carry out laboratory techniques independently and in a team setting. Presents at research laboratory meetings and contributes to writing of manuscripts.


Please send application materials, including curriculum vitae and names of three or more references, to: Giovanni Ligresti [email protected]

Required Skills

Requires bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science.

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.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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