Research Technician, BioMicro Center

Massachusetts, United States
18 Sep 2018
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18 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Biology-MIT BioMicro Center, to join a highly collaborative team supporting a broad range of biological research projects in cancer, infectious disease, environmental health, and other and topics in basic and applied biology. Will focus on providing support for a variety of cutting-edge, high data content technologies including next-generation sequencing and automated liquid handling. Will perform a broad range of genomic and molecular biology techniques and participate in the adoption of high-throughput methodologies. 

The MIT BioMicro Center is an integrated genomics core facility that provides access to cutting-edge technology, assistance with experimental methodologies, and user training to scientists in over 100 labs across four departments and centers.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: high school diploma, HSE, HiSET, or GED; solid understanding of molecular biology and ability to rapidly grasp new fields of study in a fast-paced environment; exposure to working in a laboratory setting; significant experience in genomics, molecular biology, or automation; self-motivation; demonstrated organizational and critical thinking skills; eagerness to acquire new knowledge and skills on a regular basis; and excellent interpersonal and computer skills for training and assisting users with techniques and data analysis.

Must be capable of conducting productive interactions with Institute researchers at all levels. A bachelor’s degree or higher in biological science and direct experience with high throughput and genomic technologies preferred.

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.