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Job ID: 236636

Research Technician
Tufts University

Date Posted May 28, 2024
Title Research Technician
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department Department of Neuroscience
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Biology - Neuroscience/Neurobiology
    Biology - General


The Department of Neuroscience is a basic science department that focuses on cutting-edge research in the areas of synapse development and function, sensory systems, and complex behavior, cognitive neuroscience and behavioral neurobiology. Dr. Michele Jacob is supported by funding from the federal government, private and foundations.  

What You'll Do

Under close supervision of Principal Investigator, conducts a variety of routine experiments following established procedures and protocols. There are two primary functions of this position: 1) Genotyping and managing a mouse colony, 2) Preparation of primary neuronal cell cultures. Having prior experiences in stem cell culture and immunoblotting is a plus.

  • Monitors animal colony, genotyping, collecting tissue samples and maintains census records.
  • Preparation of primary neuronal culture.
  • Conducting cell biological and biochemical experiments, and documenting data under researcher guidance.
  • Maintains laboratory equipment and orders/keeps inventory of supplies.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science with up to one year laboratory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and procedures

Pay Range

Minimum $19.80, Midpoint $23.55, Maximum $27.30
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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