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RESEARCH STUDY ASSISTANT, School of Medicine, Vascular Biology

Boston University
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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RESEARCH STUDY ASSISTANT, School of Medicine, Vascular Biology

Tracking Code24500617350308Job Description

The technician will perform basic laboratory maintenance and carry out experiments for basic and translational research studies, under the direction of faculty members. Experimental protocols include ELISAs, high-throughput enzymatic activity assays, RNA and DNA isolation, and mitochondrial respirometry. Laboratory maintenance includes ordering supplies, making buffers and solutions, maintaining the chemical inventory, and preparing biospecimens for shipping.

Essential Functions General laboratory maintenance:

10% Wet Lab Experiments: 85%
Data entry: 5%

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree with 0-12 months of experience. We are seeking a highly motivated, organized, and reliable laboratory technician to join an energetic multi-disciplinary research team. The position involves carrying out general laboratory maintenance and performing experiments for basic and translational research studies in cardiovascular pathophysiology. Although not required, some bench lab experience is preferred, including robust pipetting skills and experience making buffers and solutions. A biology background is required. Qualified candidates would work in a tight-knit research team spanning various training levels, disciplines, and degrees focused on understanding the role of mitochondrial genetics and metabolism in cardiovascular pathophysiology.

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 COVID-19 Resources site.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, 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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