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Research Tech- Neuroscience, School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Aug. 23, 2022
Title Research Tech- Neuroscience, School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Tufts University
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Biology - Neuroscience/Neurobiology


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. The Bygrave lab is supported by funding from the federal government as well as university funds. The faculty within the department is also extensively involved with the Graduate School of Biomedical Science Program in Neuroscience as well as teaching within the medical school.

What You'll Do

Under close supervision of Principal Investigator, the candidate in this role would conduct a variety of experiments to evaluate mechanisms of synapse function. There are four primary roles for this position: 1) genotyping and managing of mouse colonies, 2) preparation of primary neuronal cell cultures, and 3) conducting molecular, biochemical, and imaging experiments, and 4) helping to manage laboratory operations through ordering supplies and assisting with protocol writing.  Having prior experiences in any of the following is a plus but not a prerequisite: experimental design, data analysis, molecular biology, biochemistry, tissue culture, handling of rodents, behavioral testing. More information about the Bygrave lab can be found here:

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



An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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