Job Summary: Under the direction of the Director of the Center for Drug Discover and the Principal Investigator of the pertinent research project, the Lab Technician will be responsible for performing basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods and may be involved in developing or use of new methods of testing. Responsibilities include performing biochemical assays and associated assay preparatory tasks such as cell culture, production of cell/membrane preparations, compilation and reporting of data to Principal Investigators, archiving of data and interpretation and preparation of materials for publication of results. In addition, the successful applicant will assist with maintaining the laboratory, including monitoring and documenting environmental health and safety protocols. Consistent and periodic written reporting on results will be required, including presentations to group scientists that may include recommendations for future research. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete, and the results are accurate.
Qualifications: MS in Biochemistry, Pharmacology, or related field and at least two years' experience performing biochemical assay experiments either independently, as instructed by a senior scholar, or collaboratively within a team.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.