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Boston University LABORATORY SPECIALIST, School of Medicine, Microbiology in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Laboratory Specialist position in Immunology and Infectious Diseases:

The Snyder-Cappione laboratory in the Department of Microbiology at Boston University School of Medicine seeks a Laboratory Specialist to assist with ongoing COVID-19/Long COVID, HIV, and aging immunology research projects. The specific responsibilities of this position include basic lab management and organization, processing of human samples, and performing research. Research tasks will include assisting others and working independently performing a variety of cutting-edge techniques, including 30+ color spectral flow cytometry, live cell imaging, and ELISA. The ideal applicant is highly motivated with a strong commitment to excellence, great attention to detail, and works well independently and with others. Previous flow cytometry experience is preferred but not required. This position offers the opportunity for an independent research project and travel to conferences.

Required Skills

A Bachelor's degree and a minimum 2-year commitment are required for this position. Experience with cell culture and techniques such as ELISA and flow cytometry is preferred but not required. We will provide training. The Snyder-Cappione lab is committed to the career development of all members; opportunities for an independent immunology research project related to HIV, aging, and/or COVID-19 will be available if interested. This position is grant funded.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement (https://www.bu.edu/hr/hr-covid-19-resources/vaccine-required-for-faculty-and-staff/) within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions (https://www.bu.edu/hr/hr-covid-19-resources/upload-your-covid-vaccination-documentation/) ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources (https://www.bu.edu/buohc/covid-19/) 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.

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