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Boston University RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, School of Medicine, Microbiology in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Connor lab is seeking an experienced technician. Hiring for someone who will be a proactive, organized, and helpful presence in a dynamic research laboratory at the NEIDL. Position responsibilities include laboratory organization and regular ordering. Experimental responsibilities will include helping carry out ongoing experiments that include testing antiviral small molecules, evaluating diagnostic platforms, developing lab-on-a-chip methods. Work will involve testing on multiple viruses. Experiments will regularly involve rtPCR, western blotting, immunofluorescence microscopy an individual virus microscopy. Regular tasks will will include virus growth and stock maintenance and cell culture. The laboratory carries out BSL3 work, and experience or interest in BSL3 work is seen as a plus.

Required Skills

BS/BA required, experience with virus growth and culture highly valued.1-3 years of experience.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement (https://www.bu.edu/hr/hr-covid-19-resources/vaccine-required-for-faculty-and-staff/) within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions (https://www.bu.edu/hr/hr-covid-19-resources/upload-your-covid-vaccination-documentation/) ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources (https://www.bu.edu/buohc/covid-19/) site.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 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.

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