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Boston University Laboratory Technician, Genomics and Molecular Biology, The Galagan Lab in Biomedical Engineering in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Laboratory Technician, Genomics and Molecular Biology, The Galagan Lab in Biomedical Engineering



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The Galagan Lab in Biomedical Engineering at Boston University is an interdisciplinary lab at the interface of genomics, molecular biology, computational biology, electrical engineering, and technology development. We develop computational and high-throughput experimental methods to study the systems biology of microbial organisms and translate the resulting knowledge into biomedical applications including biosensors and wearables.

We are seeking a Laboratory Technician to lead the application of Genomics and Molecular Biology for genome sequencing, regulatory network mapping, and functional screening.

We are looking for:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in a molecular biology intensive field.

  • Minimum 3 years-experience with molecular biology, recombinant DNA and cloning.

  • Experience with high-throughput DNA sequencing using Illumina desired.

  • Experience with either RNA-Seq or ChIP-Seq library preparation desired.

  • Experience with laboratory automation desired.

  • Experience with microbial culturing.

  • Desire to work in highly collaborative interdisciplinary environment.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY TO THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCES WEBSITES. Please send an email to Prof James Galagan, and include the following: (a) a cover letter, (b) a current C.V., and (c) sample publications. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal on a yearly basis.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.