Medical Technologist

Massachusetts, United States
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTDivision of Comparative Medicine (DCM), to join DCM’s animal resource program.  DCM provides veterinary and clinical care for all animals used in biomedical research at MIT and also conducts NIH-funded research. Will provide key support for the operation of the DCM diagnostic lab, with an emphasis on microbiology. Responsibilities will include supporting the lab manager in all aspects of the lab operation; supporting the division’s diagnostic and research functions by performing a wide range of laboratory procedures in microbiology, hematology, serum chemistry, parasitology, molecular biology, urinalysis and serology on a variety of animal specimens; training and guiding students and postdocs in projects, laboratory procedures, and use of equipment within the Diagnostic Laboratory; providing introduction to Diagnostic Laboratory protocols and procedures for all summer veterinary fellows and new postdocs in DCM; modifying SOPs for laboratory operations; and performing other duties as necessary. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, strong microbiology skills, and proficiency in oral and written English.  Interpersonal skills, flexibility, willingness to learn new techniques, and the ability to work with minimal supervision are essential. ASCP certification and/or veterinary diagnostic experience would be a plus. Two years of laboratory experience preferred.  Job #16727

Applicants must include a cover letter.


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