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Boston University CLINICAL BIOSPECIMEN COORDINATOR, School of Medicine, Computational Biomedicine in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Section of Computational Biomedicine, Department of Medicine has an opening for a Clinical Biospecimen Coordinator to support the biospecimen operations of the Spira-Lenburg lab for large-scale consortium-based projects. Responsibilities Include coordinating sample shipments with collection sites, receiving, storing and inventorying tissue, blood and other biological samples, data entry and locating and organizing biospecimens for shipment. This position will support the work of the Scientific Program Manager(s), Research Coordinator Team and Principal Investigator(s) within a robust research environment that includes faculty, trainees and staff.

Required Skills

  • Bachelors degree in a scientific field with 1-3 years experience in research or health-related field. o OR bachelors degree in a non-scientific field with 3+ years experience in research or health-related field.

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication ability

  • Strong PC skills (MS Word, MS Excel, Data Entry) o Experience with LIMS and freezer-storage software is a plus

  • Ability to work independently

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site ( .

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience