Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
RESEARCH TECHNICIAN , Biology-MIT BioMicro Center , to join a highly collaborative team supporting a broad range of biological research projects in cancer, infectious disease, environmental health, and other and topics in basic and applied biology. Will focus on providing support for a variety of cutting-edge, high data content technologies including next-generation sequencing and automated liquid handling. Will perform a broad range of genomic and molecular biology techniques and participate in the adoption of high-throughput methodologies.
The MIT BioMicro Center is an integrated genomics core facility that provides access to cutting-edge technology, assistance with experimental methodologies, and user training to scientists in over 100 labs across four departments and centers.
REQUIRED : high school diploma, HSE, HiSET, or GED; solid understanding of molecular biology and ability to rapidly grasp new fields of study in a fast-paced environment; exposure to working in a laboratory setting; experience in genomics, molecular biology, or automation; self-motivation; demonstrated organizational and critical thinking skills; eagerness to acquire new knowledge and skills on a regular basis; and excellent interpersonal and computer skills for training and assisting users with techniques and data analysis. Must be capable of conducting productive interactions with Institute researchers at all levels. PREFERRED : bachelor's degree or higher in biological science, and direct experience with high throughput and genomic technologies. Job #18302-4
Internal Number: 18302
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