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Boston University LABORATORY TECHNICIAN,MED School of Medicine, Microbiology in BOSTON, Massachusetts

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN,MED School of Medicine, Microbiology 



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Grade 44

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Job Description

The incumbant will be responsible for experiments to investigate the mechanisms of transcription and genome replication of non-segmented negative strand RNA viruses. The research will involve protein purification, radioactive biochemical enzyme assays, cell transfection assays, protein, RNA and DNA analysis using gel electrophoresis, virus preparation and infections, molecular cloning using yeast. Although the position is largely focused on performing laboratory research, lab responsibilities will also include taking on laboratory organization, such as: keeping laboratory supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders and verifying receipt; keeping equipment operating by following operating instructions and organizing necessary repairs; maintaining supplies maintaining laboratory safety. The position also involves interacting positively and constructively with all lab members and engaging in discussions of data and ideas.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 1-3 years experience required

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.