Part-time Research Technician

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Waltham, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: PartTime

Brandeis University is delighted to announce the position of Research Technician. The technician will conduct research part-time on the mammalian colorectal cancer protein APC and its roles in directed cell migration and cell-cell adhesion under the direct supervision of Prof. Goode and Dr. Liyuan Xu (a postdoc in the Goode lab). Culture mammalian cell lines, fix cells for antibody staining and fluorescence microscopy, help with quantitative image analysis, and prepare protein samples from cells for western blotting.

This is a part time position, 10 hours a week.

Job responsibilities include maintaining mammalian cell cultures, preparing protein and DNA samples, and performing some PCR analysis and western blots under the direct supervision of Prof. Bruce Goode and Dr. Liyuan Xu.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree

Requires good vision (or corrected vision), as well as reasonable hand to eye coordination for pipetting and handling biological apparati. Requires computer skills, e.g., familiarity with basic programs used in research (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

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Diversity, equity and inclusion are important values at Brandeis today and always have been for they are rooted in our founding as an institution. These values serve as a reminder for self-reflection, and a continuous call to grow for us as Brandeisans.  Founded as a model institution for ethnic and religious pluralism, Brandeis University welcomes students, faculty, and staff of all nationalities, religions, and orientations.  Moreover, social justice is central to the mission of Brandeis, which endeavors to foster a just and inclusive campus culture that embraces the evolving diversity of our larger society.  Read more online about our Mission and Diversity Statements at Brandeis Mission and Diversity Statements.

If you are interested in a role and have relevant experience but your work history does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we nevertheless encourage you to apply.

Closing Statement

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