Senior Research Technician, School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
20 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking applications for a full-time Senior Research Technician position at the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine of Boston University, to assist in the execution of research projects related to the study of cardiac myocytes and heart failure by conducting experiments and analytical procedures and collecting and summarizing data.  The candidate will also perform and assist in animal protocols. The Senior Research Technician will need to be familiar with molecular and cellular biology techniques, such as performing assays, Western blots, real-time PCR, and cardiac myocyte isolation and will be expected to readily learn new techniques and be able to trouble-shoot protocols. Candidate will be expected to be contributing authors of publications.  Responsibilities also include testing, cleaning and performing minor repairs to equipment and ordering supplies.  Prior experience working with genetically engineered mouse models is strongly encouraged.  Other duties as assigned.

This position is grant funded.

Required Skills

3-5 years of experience and Bachelor's degree required. Individual will need to complete basic lab safety training, biological safety training, IATA shipping training, CITI trainings required bu BUMC for human subject research, as well as other delegated training.

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.