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Research Technician - Neuroscience, School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2022
Title Research Technician - Neuroscience, School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department Department of Neuroscience
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
    Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory


The Department of Neuroscience is a basic science department that focuses on cutting-edge research in the areas of neurological disease.  Dr. Giuseppina Tesco is supported by funding from the federal government and private foundations to study the molecular mechanism of Alzheimer’s disease.

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) Culturing human iPSCs and differentiating them in neurons and glia cells, 2) Characterization of cultures with biochemistry, microscopy and molecular biology (Protein extraction Western blotting, ELISA, immunostaining and microscopy, RNA and DNA extraction, PCR and qPCR, genome editing). Having prior experiences in stem cell culture and genome editing is a plus. Maintaining mouse colony.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a Bachelor’s degree in science and at least one year of related laboratory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge and experience with laboratory techniques and procedures
  • Knowledge of basic statistics


Special Work Schedule Requirements:

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

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