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Lab Technologist, University Research

Organization

Boston University

Job Location

610 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA 02215
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Salary

Competitive

Job Description

LAB TECHNOLOGIST, University Research, Boston University

Tracking Code

0783

Job Description

The Lab Technologist maintains and ensures a smooth and fully operational Commercial Lab in terms of equipment maintenance, adherence to CLIA regulations and SOPs, in the new COVID-19 testing site in the Kilachand Center. Additionally, they will perform complex molecular-based clinical diagnostic assays and perform other tasks according to established operational procedures. Position will extract, purify, process, and analyze DNA samples, using molecular techniques. They will perform the assigned tests in accordance with assay run schedule, in compliance with written SOPs. Position will also analyze and interpret test results.

Required Skills

BA/BS degree in related scientific area. 2-4 years experience of molecular biology. 1-2 years of molecular biology experience. Familiarity with concepts, practices, and procedures related to genetic testing and genotyping. CLIA certified or other regulatory laboratory experience a plus and ability to work in a team environment. Ability to stand for long periods of time and to lift up to 20 lbs.

 This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more! 

 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.

Job Location

BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

 

How to Apply

You can apply directly via the BU job site at https://bu.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fusea…

 

 

About Our Organization

Boston University is a private research-intensive university located in the heart of Boston. It boasts more than 34,000 graduate and undergraduate students, 17 schools and colleges and three campuses. 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.

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