Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research Technician, BioMicro Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Research Technician, BioMicro Center

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN, Biology-MIT BioMicro Center, to join a highly collaborative team supporting a broad range of biological research projects in cancer, infectious disease, environmental health, and other and topics in basic and applied biology. Will focus on providing support for a variety of cutting-edge, high data content technologies including next-generation sequencing and automated liquid handling. Will perform a broad range of genomic and molecular biology techniques and participate in the adoption of high-throughput methodologies.

The MIT BioMicro Center is an integrated genomics core facility that provides access to cutting-edge technology, assistance with experimental methodologies, and user training to scientists in over 100 labs across four departments and centers.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a high school diploma or its equivalent; solid understanding of molecular biology and ability to rapidly grasp new fields of study in a fast-paced environment; exposure to working in a laboratory setting; and significant experience in genomics, molecular biology, or automation. Seek a self-motivated and highly organized individual who demonstrates critical thinking skills and is eager to acquire new knowledge and skills on a regular basis. Excellent interpersonal and computer skills will be needed in order to train and assist users with techniques and data analysis. Must also be capable of conducting productive interactions with Institute researchers at all levels. A bachelor’s degree or higher in biological science and direct experience with high throughput and genomic technologies preferred. Job #15794-5


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.