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Boston University RESEARCH STUDY TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Microbiology in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Research Technician should have an interest in virology to assist the laboratories over-arching interest in understanding mechanisms of enveloped virus infections. A successful candidate will help to define mechanisms of enveloped virus entry and infection establishment through reagent development and use of molecular biology techniques, rtPCR and elisas benchmark testing. The Research Technician will also be responsible for virus growth and stock management. They will work closely with other researchers to perform varied biochemical, cell biology, and virological experiments. We seek an enthusiastic and organized candidate with a BA/BS in an appropriate discipline and research experience. Strong communication and analytical abilities are highly valued.

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Requirements include a BA/BS in an appropriate science (biology, biochemistry, etc) and laboratory experience of at least 1 year. Experience with diagnostic development and virus growth desired.

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 COVID-19 Resources ( site.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, 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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