Junior Research Study Assistant in School of Medicine, Dermatology

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
03 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Unit Job summary: 

The laboratory focuses on melanocyte development and melanoma using a molecular biology approach. A research technician is sought to aid the principle investigator and senior trainees with scientific experimentation as well as general laboratory upkeep. Opportunities for future independent projects and publications are available.

Scientific responsibilities may include the following laboratory duties:

General molecular biology techniques (protein analysis such as western blot and immunoprecipitation, molecular cloning, gel shift analysis), cell culture, histology and immunohistochemistry, and mouse husbandry, genotyping, and handling. Administrative duties include overseeing the management of equipment and supplies, and compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates. Some teaching opportunities of research support personnel and junior students may be available.

Required Skills

12+ months of experience and Bachelor's degree required. 

Unit Experience:

Previous experience with molecular biology and/or animal handling techniques preferred, but the desire to learn new skills is most important.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type