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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.
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
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