Technical Associate I, Feng Lab

Massachusetts, United States
03 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Apr 2020
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.

TECHNICAL ASSOCIATEMcGovern Institute for Brain Research (two openings), to join the Feng Lab and study neurobiological mechanisms of brain disorders that will lead to effective treatment. Will use a variety of molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic, imaging and behavioral approaches to assist graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and research scientists in generating and studying various animal models of neurodevelopmental disorders and psychiatric disorders. Will also be involved in other aspects of research projects, including data collection, data analysis, project and collaboration management, animal protocol preparation, animal surgery, and manuscript preparation.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree in biology or related field; at least two years of research experience in a related area; knowledge of and experience with molecular biology techniques, genome editing, and transgenic animal models; extensive training in and experience with molecular and cellular methods, genetics, and CRISPR technology; self-motivation, and strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Job #17023

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.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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