Research Study Assistant, Dermatology

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
28 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
26 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

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. Unit Education: Bachelors degree in the biological sciences is required. Unit Experience: Previous experience with molecular biology and/or animal handling techniques preferred, but the desire to learn new skills is most important.

Required Skills

Requirements for application: Applicants need to be available for an in-person interview. In addition, three documents 1) a CV, 2) a short statement outlining the interest in this position and future career goals, and 3) contact information for at least three references should be forwarded to Dr. Deborah Lang, Boston University is an equal opportunity employer.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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 Full-Time/Regular