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Research Associate

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 28, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
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Part Time
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Research Associate

About the Opportunity

We are seeking a research associate to support research focused on cancer vaccine development and the design of tools to study hypoxia (low oxygen) in the tumor microenvironment. The research associate will be working directly with a postdoctoral fellow and graduate students in the Laboratory for Advanced and Multifunctional Polymeric (LAMP) Biomaterials lead by Professor Sidi A. Bencherif in the Chemical Engineering Department at Northeastern University in Boston. This is an exciting opportunity for scientists looking to gain laboratory experience in cancer research and may serve as a steppingstone for individuals looking to pursue graduate school, medical school, a career in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, etc.

About the lab: We work at the interface of polymer science, bioengineering, and immunology to detect, treat, or prevent disease through the design of novel immunologically active biomaterials. Our work involves cells and animal models, and incorporates tools from chemistry, engineering, and immunology. Our laboratory values diversity and expects all lab members to foster a safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment.

  • Bachelor's Degree in science, including but not limited to Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, etc.
  • Minimum of 1 year of wet laboratory experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of scientific principles, research design, and research protocols
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a multidisciplinary, collaborative environment
  • Ability to learn new skills with an appropriate amount of training

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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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