Research Study Technician, School of Dental Medicine, Molecular and Cell Biology

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
19 May 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The incumbent will use a variety of molecular, cell biology and biochemical techniques to provide research support directly to and under the guidance of the Principal Investigator. The research support component will constitute approximately 80% effort. Other duties will be ordering lab supplies, maintaining equipment, communicating with vendors and facilities, and supervising lab assistants(20 % effort). Theoretical and practical training will be provided as necessary, but prior research experience is mandatory. Individuals considering future graduate or medical careers may be afforded and opportunity to pursue independent research projects potentially leading to scientific publications. Must have a bachelor's degree in molecular or cell biology or biochemistry, or closely related disciplines. Practical experience in a molecular biology or related disciplines research laboratory is required. The following practical skills and knowledge are required: Knowledge of microbiology, biochemistry and molecular genetics, Multitasking (essential) Preparation of chemical solutions, media, Sterile cell culture techniques, Experience with recombinant DNA and PCR, Experience growing bacterial cultures and other cultures, Electrophoresis, Word processing and research record keeping.

Required Skills

Boston University is 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