RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Biochemistry

Boston University
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Biochemistry

Tracking Code22500471990507Job Description

The laboratory of Dr. Mohsan Saeed is looking for a lab technician to perform virology experiments in his lab located in the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL), Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Saeeds research focuses on cellular proteins that undergo cleavage upon virus infection. The lab employs various systems biology approaches to identify cleaved proteins in the virus-infected cells and then perform basic molecular virology experiments to understand how cleavage of those proteins contributes to virus infection. This is a novel area of research with enormous potential to provide important insights into virus-host biology and disease mechanisms. The Research Technician will perform experiments under the direct supervision of Dr. Saeed, assist other lab members with their experiments, maintain equipment, monitor and order lab supplies, and train fellow lab members in safety procedures. You are a perfect candidate if you are passionate about science, you have sufficient lab experience, and you are interested in viral diseases.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred, plus 1-3 years lab experience. Looking for highly enthusiastic and motivated scientist to join a lab in the NEIDL. The candidate should have sufficient experience with DNA cloning, PCR, qPCR, western blot, cell culture, bacterial transformation, and cell transfection. Those with experience working with stem cells, CRISPR/Cas9 technology, luciferase assays, and lab animals would be preferred.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


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