ELECTRON MICROSCOPE TECHNOLOGIST, School of Medicine, Physiology & Biophysics Tracking Code21500544171001Job Description
The Department of Physiology and Biophysics specializes in investigating molecular mechanisms underlying health and disease using Structural Biology approaches. An Electron Microscopy Technologist is sought to carry-out cryo-EM and 3D Reconstruction to determine the structure of myosin, troponin and tropomyosin on actin of cardiac and skeletal muscle thin filaments. The objective is to investigate molecular mechanisms of the regulation of contraction, and the structural underpinnings of mutations leading to skeletal muscle disease and cardiomyopathies
Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of experience. Applicants should have experience in high-resolution EM work and facility with computer assisted-image analysis. Prior experience in expressing and purifying proteins is also important.
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 LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular