Under the direction of a doctoral candidate or Postdoctoral Research Associate, the Research Technician will participate in projects in the Antimicrobial Discovery Center at Northeastern University to help discover and evaluate novel compounds active against Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Responsibilities will include:
-Conduct experimentation necessary to meet the goals of the projects. -Assist in experimental design and troubleshooting. -Maintain laboratory in a clean and safe manner. -Maintain well documented laboratory records. -Perform basic lab maintenance tasks such as ordering laboratory reagents and small equipment, preparing media solution, using sterile technique, and keeping detailed lab records. -May report research activities at monthly lab meetings. -May train and instruct less experienced personnel.
Bachelors degree in biology or a related field. Previous microbiology experience is essential: culturing bacteria, pipetting, aseptic technique. Previous molecular biology techniques and cell culture experience is desired. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills and great attention to detail. Ability to work individually and in groups.Commitment and the willingness to work occasional irregular hours; some weekend flexibility will be required.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
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