Cambridge, MA, United States
Jun 27, 2020
52292BRAuto req ID:52292BRJob Code:403096 Laboratory Technician Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Laboratory TechnicianSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:049Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:
Related (biology, biochemistry, or a related field) College coursework required.
Lab experience through working in a molecular biology/genetics lab for summers or a senior thesis for example
Bachelors degree (biology, biochemistry, or related field) strongly preferred
Skills in molecular biology and experience with genome modifications and genetics in C.elegans or other invertebrates preferred.
Ability to work in a team and communicate effective will be a plus.
Additional Information:This is a one-year grant funded term position with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and the availability of continued funding.
All formal written offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
We invite individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to be a part of our community.Department:Molecular and Cellular BiologyPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:Monday-Friday, 9-5PMJob Function:Research Job-Specific Responsibilities:
Maintenance, propagation, crossing and genetically modifying C.elegans lines.
Molecular biological techniques, including DNA and RNA isolation, PCR, and cloning
Behavioral assays, immunofluorescence imaging
Participation in general laboratory responsibilities, including ordering and organizing required laboratory supplies and ensuring maintenance of relevant equipment
School/Unit:Faculty of Arts and Sciences EEO Statement: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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job Summary:We are a biology research group interested in how the dynamics of neural circuits drive behavior both in healthy and disease states. We are looking for a motivated Laboratory Technician to join our team with experience in molecular biology and working with the nematode C.elegans. The technician will contribute to the intellectual development of a project, attend and present at lab meetings, and have opportunities to take part in publications.