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Boston University RESEARCH TECHNICIAN 2, School of Medicine, Arthritis Ctr/Rheumatology in BOSTON, Massachusetts

We are looking for highly motivated, well-trained individuals interested in working via bench and translational research in tissue injury and pulmonary fibrosis. The successful candidate will be working in a highly collaborative and collegial multidisciplinary environment, using a range of complementary imaging, molecular, and metabolic techniques.

The candidate will be expected to work with patient cell/tissue samples complemented by animal models of lung disease Established experience in the following areas is desirable: A) In vivo animal model of disease B) Managing animal colonies, animal breeding, and genotyping C) Mouse and human cell isolation and culture D) Cell sorting (FACS). E) Cell/tissue imaging techniques such as fluorescence and confocal microscopy F) Advanced techniques in biochemistry, and molecular biology. Sets up and performs routine and established lab procedures in support of lab goals and grant commitments. The candidate will be expected assists in the maintenance of lab equipment and supplies and assists in organizing data.

Must have the ability to organize and carry out laboratory techniques independently and in a team setting. Presents at research laboratory meetings and contributes to writing of manuscripts. Please send application materials, including curriculum vitae and names of three references to: Giovanni Ligresti (ligresti@bu.edu)

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Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of experience.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement (https://www.bu.edu/hr/hr-covid-19-resources/vaccine-required-for-faculty-and-staff/) within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions (https://www.bu.edu/hr/hr-covid-19-resources/upload-your-covid-vaccination-documentation/) ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources (https://www.bu.edu/buohc/covid-19/) site.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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