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Research Technician - Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology, School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Feb. 24, 2022
Title Research Technician - Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology, School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology, School of Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory


We have an immediate need for an entry-level Research Technician to work in our lab. We study cytoskeletal and signaling proteins in blood disorders, including malaria, babesiosis, sickle cell disease, and thrombosis. The lab sits within the Department of Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology.

What You'll Do

Under close supervision of Principal Investigator, the Research Technician will be responsible for:

  • Conducting a variety of experiments following established procedures and protocols, including:
    • Tissue culture
    • Characterization of malaria proteins in human red blood cells
    • Immunoprecipitation
    • Immunofluorescence
    • CRISPR-Cas9 editing
    • Biochemical interactions with endothelial cells
  • Recording test results
  • Performing data analysis using appropriate statistical software
  • Maintaining laboratory equipment

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM
  • 6+ months experience working in a laboratory
  • Possess a strong basic lab foundation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with laboratory techniques and procedures, including malaria parasite tissue culture, PCR, and basic understanding of gene editing technology

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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