We are seeking a laboratory technician that will be responsible for performing biomedical assays in the Department of Microbiology at Boston University Medical Center.
Maintain routine lab equipment and chemicals
Isolate peripheral blood mononuclear cells from human blood samples
Perform analytical assays as required, including DNA/RNA isolation, PCR/qPCR, gel electrophoresis of DNA samples, DNA/RNA sample purification
Do cell staining and prepare the cell samples for FACS sorting
Prepare cell samples for cryopreservation
Keep accurate and timely logs
Generate reports of experiment results
The position requires a bachelors degree in biology, biotechnology, biomedicine or equivalent. Previous biological or biotechnological laboratory experience (1+ year) is required. Experience and knowledge with immunoassays, DNA/RNA isolation, PCR and molecular cloning are highly preferred but not required. Must be able to follow directions, maintain accurate and timely records, be ready to learn new techniques, and have high standards of quality.
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.
Internal Number: 6702/I2518
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