Search for University Jobs in Staff & Non-Managerial Professionals

Job ID: 153963

Research Technician - Department of Biology, School of Arts and Sciences
Tufts University

Date Posted Feb. 9, 2021
Title Research Technician - Department of Biology, School of Arts and Sciences
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Research Technician – Department of Biology, School of Arts and Sciences – (21001072)

This is a limited term position for 1 year with the possibility of renewal. This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.

The Tufts Center for Regenerative & Developmental Biology conducts exciting state-of-the-art research in molecular mechanisms of embryonic and regenerative patterning. We are dedicated to the advancement of basic biology and biomedicine, and to becoming a leader in basic, translational, and clinical research using biophysical mechanisms to ultimately regenerate and control the growth of human tissues. This novel technology is aimed at replacing tissues and organs that are lost, damaged, or non-functional as a result of genetic syndromes, birth defects, cancer, degenerative neural diseases, accidents, aging, and organ failure.

Under minimal supervision, the research technician will conduct a variety of experiments following established procedures/protocols, which may include tissue culture, microfluidic techniques, imaging cells, performing assays, and other routine molecular-biology laboratory techniques (immunostaining etc). Will also read scientific literature and adapt scientific techniques to meet the specialized needs of the laboratory, assisting investigators with protocol development as necessary. Will record test results, analyze data using basic statistics, create/write monthly and quarterly reports, and maintain laboratory equipment and supplies.


Basic Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences with at least 1 year of experience in a research lab.
Experience with cell culture techniques and microfluidic techniques is highly desirable.
Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of scientific principles.
Ability to read scientific literature and design new protocols.
Accurate, detailed data and record keeping.
Knowledge of specialized statistical software, MATLAB, as well as Microsoft office products.
Organizational skills.
Manual dexterity.

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.

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

RSS for the latest higher education jobs
Atom for the latest higher education jobs
Need a Sabbatical Home?

RIT is an amazing community of artists and innovators