Research Technician, Boyer Lab

Massachusetts, United States
20 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jan 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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.

RESEARCH TECHNICIANBiology, to join the laboratory of Prof. Laurie Boyer. The Boyer Lab focuses on the gene regulatory mechanisms that drive cell fate during mammalian development. Responsibilities include managing lab orders and reagents/supplies. Project-based lab work includes working with team members to generate transgenic ESC/iPSC lines using state-of-the-art gene editing approaches, qPCR, Immunoblot, IF/IHC, and working with mice.  Careful documentation of results and data interpretation is also an essential part of the role as progress reports detailing experimental results and protocol documentation is expected on a weekly basis. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED a B.S. in biology or bioengineering, a minimum of two years of laboratory experience, experience with cell culture and general molecular biology techniques, strong communication and organizational skills, self-motivation, and ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.  Job #16777

Some night and weekend work will be required.  


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.