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Research Technician - Department of Neuroscience
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 22, 2022
Title Research Technician - Department of Neuroscience
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Department of Neuroscience
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory


The Department of Neuroscience is a basic science department that focuses on cutting-edge research in the areas of synapse development and function, sensory systems, and complex behavior, cognitive neuroscience and behavioral neurobiology.   The Dr. Stephen Moss Lab is supported by funding from the federal government, private foundations, and industry.  The faculty within the department is also extensively involved with the School of Biomedical Graduate Science Program in Neuroscience as well as teaching within the medical school.

What You'll Do

Under close supervision of Principal Investigator, conducts a variety of routine experiments following established procedures and protocols. There are two primary functions of this position: 1) Genotyping and managing a mouse colony, 2) Preparation of primary neuronal cell cultures. Having prior experiences in stem cell culture and immunoblotting is a plus.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a Bachelor’s degree in science with up to one year laboratory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and procedures   

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

May work with and be exposed to hazardous chemicals and materials, human/animal tissue and fluids, radiation.



An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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