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Research Technician

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Research Technician

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
Under the direction of a Postdoctoral Research Associate, the Research Technician will participate in natural product drug discovery projects to discover novel compounds active against various bacterial pathogens. Work by the Research Technician will primarily involve performing in vivo testing of compounds in mouse model studies for safety and efficacy.

80 % Conduct experiments.

10 % Record and analyze data.

10 % Organize and communicate results.

  • Bachelor's degree in biology or a related field.
  • Previous microbiology experience is essential: culturing bacteria, pipetting, aseptic technique.
  • Previous experiments in an academic (or biotech/pharma/CRO) lab performing in vivo safety and efficacy experiments with mouse models of infection
  • Previous molecular biology techniques and cell culture experience is desired.
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills and great attention to detail.
  • Ability to work individually and in groups.
  • Commitment and the willingness to work occasional irregular hours; some weekend flexibility will be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

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Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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