Search for University Jobs in Staff & Non-Managerial Professionals

Job ID: 206469

Research Technician - School of Dental Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Mar. 1, 2023
Title Research Technician - School of Dental Medicine
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory


This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.


Tufts University School of Dental Medicine seeks a Research Technician for an active basic science laboratory whose research focuses on translational studies on tissue engineering and regeneration in oral and craniofacial region. In addition to basic methods of cell and molecular biology including signal transduction pathways, microRNA, transgenics and gene knock out the Lab has used a number of rodent animal models, in which stem cells, growth factors and advanced matrix scaffolds are applied.

What You'll Do

Under close supervision of Principal Investigator, Research Technician conducts a variety of routine experiments following established procedures and protocols, which may include performing assays, tissue culture, electrophoresis, and other laboratory techniques. The Research Technician will also record test results, analyze data using basic statistics, maintain laboratory equipment and supplies, and monitor animal colonies. They will monitor laboratory operations by ordering supplies, maintaining equipment and lab space cleanliness, and will follow lab safety protocols. The Research Technician will perform other duties as required.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological science with up to one year laboratory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and procedures; experience working with mice is a plus.
  • This position requires strong organizational and time management skills along with the ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Should have very strong written and verbal communication skills to help in drafting animal protocols, assisting students and research fellows and preparation and submission of scientific papers and grants.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous