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Boston University RESEARCH STUDY TECHNICIAN,MED School of Medicine, Hematology & Med Oncology in BOSTON, Massachusetts

RESEARCH STUDY TECHNICIAN,MED School of Medicine, Hematology & Med Oncology 



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Grade 43

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The Amyloidosis Center Gerry Reference Laboratory at Boston University School of Medicine is presently looking for a full-time Laboratory Assistant to perform routine isoelectric focusing (IEF) of serum proteins and targeted gene mutation testing as part of our CLIA-approved amyloidosis diagnostic testing services. In addition, the candidate will provide biochemical support to projects that are ongoing. Ideally candidates for the position will hold an undergraduate degree with a major concentration in science, preferable biochemistry, biology or chemistry.

In addition to IEF and PCR, responsibilities will include:

  • Purification of amyloid proteins from a variety of clinically and recombinant-derived sources using FPLC and HPLC, and analysis of isolated proteins using SDS-PAGE, Western blotting and immunochemical methods

  • Familiarity with protein concentration assays, dialysis, lyophilization, and filtration methods would be useful

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Digital literacy using Microsoft Office (Windows, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) are vital

  • Good written and verbal interpersonal skills

  • Candidates must also possess the ability to work as a member of the team in an independent environment and a good work ethic

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.