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 recombinantly-derived sources using FPLC and HPLC, and analysis of isolated proteins using SDS-PAGE, Western blotting and immunochemical methods. Also familiarity with protein concentration assays, dialysis, lyophilization, and filtration methods would be advantageous.
Bachelors degree and 1-2 years' experience required. Computer skills using Microsoft Office (Windows, Excel, Powerpoint and Access) are necessary. We are also looking for someone with good communication skills written as well as verbal. Candidates must also possess excellent organizational skills, 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.
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