Laboratory Technician

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS


Posted: 12-Apr-24

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory

Internal Number: 5172173

Laboratory Technician
About the Opportunity
The MAdS Lab at Northeastern University is seeking an enthusiastic research technician to join the team, starting in February 2024. This position offers an exciting opportunity to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of scientists and to contribute to cutting-edge research at the intersection of biochemistry and microbiology. The appointment is for one year and may be extended, depending on funding and performance.
The research technician will assist the group supervisor in establishing and managing the laboratory, while conducting independent research. The responsibilities include: 1) learning and performing advanced biochemical (e.g., purification and structural determination of proteins) and microbiological (e.g., mutagenesis, cell-based assays for antibiotic susceptibility testing) techniques, 2) pursuing independent research projects, 3) organizing data for grants and manuscripts, and 4) managing general laboratory operations.
Applicants should have excellent collaboration and organizational skills. They must have a B. Sc. (expected by January 2024) in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, engineering, or a related discipline. Previous practical experience with protein biochemistry and cultivation of bacteria is preferred. We strongly encourage candidates who have basic programming experience and those who are eager to learn programming.
Please submit a 1) one-page cover letter describing your qualifications, relevant experience, specific research interests, and a brief description of how the position aligns with your career goals, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) documentation of degree completion, and 4) list with the contact information of three professional references who can evaluate your scientific accomplishments and future potential. Review of applications will begin immediately.
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Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see .
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About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.
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