Research Technician

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is a science philanthropy whose mission is to advance biomedical research and science education for the benefit of humanity. We empower exceptional scientists and students to pursue fundamental questions about living systems, and work to share scientific discoveries with researchers, students, and science-curious individuals around the world.

Founded in 1953 by aviator and industrialist Howard R. Hughes, HHMI is headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland, and employs more than 2,500 people across the U.S. Visit hhmi.org/careers to learn more about working at HHMI.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Research Technician to join a HHMI laboratory at Yale University. The laboratory studies the temporal and spatial mechanisms involved in bacterial multiplication using the bacterial models Escherichia coli, Caulobacter crescentus and Borrelia burgdorferi.

The principal responsibilities will be to:

  • Perform research under supervision (research techniques will include molecular cloning, bacterial genetics, and light microscopy)
  • Assist lab members
  • Participate to laboratory meetings
  • Order supplies and reagents for laboratory
  • Maintain lab equipment and databases
  • Organize the lab environment


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