Research Technician - Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology, School of Medicine - (20001766)
This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.
The Department of Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology is a basic science department that studies biochemical and cell biological mechanisms. The Juo lab studies synapse development and function using the genetic model organism C. elegans.
Under close supervision of the principal investigator, Dr. Peter Juo, the research technician will work largely on an independent research project investigating molecular mechanisms involved in synapse development and function using a variety of routine experiments following established protocols (using genetic, molecular biology, biochemistry and microscopy techniques), and perform some routine lab maintenance (i.e., making solutions, pouring growth media, freezing strains). May also record test results, analyze data using basic statistics, maintain laboratory equipment and supplies, and monitor animal colonies.
Bachelor's degree in science with up to 1 year independent laboratory research experience either during college or after graduation.
Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and procedures.
Prior experience in molecular biology and subcloning techniques is preferred.
Experience working with C. elegans and microinjecting DNA into C. elegans would be beneficial but not required.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Organization: Dev, Mol & Chem Bio/Medical
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 10, 2021, 5:23:06 PM
Internal Number: 20001766
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