Research Technician

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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.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to work in the laboratory of Michael Rosbash at Brandeis University.

Responsibilities: The position involves the utilization of a wide range of techniques to investigate the molecular mechanisms underlying circadian rhythms; these include molecular cloning, DNA and RNA extraction, quantitative RT-PCR, cell culture, protein immunoprecipitation, and Western blotting. Other responsibilities include may include lab equipment maintenance and general lab support and organization, as well as supervision of undergraduate support staff.

Position Requirements

  • BSc in Biology or Biochemistry
  • Previous lab experience in molecular biology
  • Drosophila is preferred, but not required
  • Computational skills are an asset to the position


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