Boston University LAB TECHNICIAN, School of Public Health, Environmental Health in BOSTON, Massachusetts
We are looking for a highly motivated person to assist us with research being conducted to understand the toxicity of PFAS (The Forever Chemicals), as well as other pollutants, and to design effective interventions. Our research spans immunotoxicology, liver toxicology and cardiovascular toxicology. Central to this position is working with mouse models. This position involves maintenance of mouse colonies, husbandry of experimental mice, dissection of mice and molecular and biochemical analyses of samples derived from experimental mice. The candidate will be expected to help manage daily tasks for the lab.
The following experience is desirable: 1) mouse husbandry, 2) working with toxic chemicals, 3) mRNA isolation and qPCR, 4) biochemical/hematological analyses, 5) protein-based analyses and 6) histological and immunohistochemical analyses. The candidate will be expected to assist in the general laboratory tasks, maintaining lab equipment, maintaining supplies, maintaining safety and assisting in organizing data. The candidate must be able to organize and carry out their laboratory techniques independently and collaboratively. They will be expected to present at research laboratory meetings and to contribute to the writing of manuscripts.
Bachelor's degree with less than 12 months of experience
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.