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Research Technician - Aldridge Lab
Tufts University

Date Posted May 15, 2023
Title Research Technician - Aldridge Lab
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - Computational
    Biology - General


The faculty in Molecular Biology and Microbiology (MBM) at Tufts University School of Medicine are united by a common interest in addressing problems related to the genetics and molecular functions of microorganisms that are relevant to infection and health world-wide.

This position works in the Aldridge Lab. The Bree Aldridge Lab develops quantitative methods to study tuberculosis and complex cell behaviors. We are currently recruiting passionate research talent with strong backgrounds in quantitative science or engineering and experimental biology.

What You'll Do

Under supervision of the Principal Investigator (Bree Aldridge), along with other lab members, and senior scientists in neighboring labs (who are intimately familiar with the techniques required), the Research Technician conducts a variety of experiments using a variety of skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducts routine experiments following appropriate protocols and procedures to achieve results
  • Performs techniques such as tissue culture, PCR, immunohistochemistry, electrophoresis, protein purification and others
  • Records results and maintains accurate records of experiments
  • Performs limited data interpretation and assists with basic statistics and analysis
  • Maintains laboratory equipment and orders/keeps inventory of supplies
  • Prepares stock solutions, reagents and other media
  • Monitors animal colonies and performs husbandry, collects samples and maintains census records

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in science with up to one year laboratory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and procedures

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

  • Occasional need to work beyond regular work hours, holidays, or weekends, based on experiments demand

Pay Range

Minimum $19.30, Midpoint $23.15, Maximum $27.00

Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.

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