RESEARCH ASSISTANT, School of Medicine, Microbiology
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 22500537710902
The group of Anthony Griffiths at Boston University / National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) is seeking a Research Assistant to support development of animal models of infectious disease and evaluation of potential vaccines and therapeutics for viral diseases including Ebola and Marburg viruses as well as SARS-CoV2. Primary responsibility for all aspects of mammalian cell culture, including media and buffer preparation, culture initiation, propagation, and cryopreservation of cells, including primary human cells from commercial and/or patient sources as well as adherence to quality control schedules for ensuring consistency of cell culture.
Related work experience: 3-5 years. Demonstrated and proficient skills in standard mammalian cell culture procedures and associated aseptic techniques in addition to maintenance of tissue culture facilities. Experience using basic laboratory equipment and carrying our routine laboratory tasks; knowledge of safe laboratory procedures. Bachelor's Degree in the field of Microbiology, Virology, Molecular biology required, Related work experience: 3-5 years. Master's Degree preferred.
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