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Boston University RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Vice Chair for Research in BOSTON, Massachusetts

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Vice Chair for Research



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The Single Cell Sequencing Core at Boston University Department of Medicine seeks a research technician. The responsibilities will include single cell library preparation for RNA-seq using commercially available kits and in-house protocols, assistance to the Core Research Scientist with development and optimization of novel plate-based protocols and routine maintenance of the Core equipment and reagents inventory. The successful candidate will be a highly responsible individual with great attention to detail, capable of multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment and working independently, precisely following molecular biology protocols and processing large number of samples.

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At least 2 years of previous laboratory experience and familiarity with basic molecular biology techniques are required. Previous experience with microarray, next generation sequencing or single cell RNA-seq is not required, but helpful. A BA or BS in biology, biochemistry or other life science discipline and basic computer skills are required. More information about the Single Cell Sequencing Core at BU can be found on our website at

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.