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Research Technician - Cardiovascular Lab, Human Nutrition Research Center On Aging

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Tufts University Boston , MA 02298

Posted 8 months ago

This advert is for two open positions.

This is a grant funded position and is not eligible forseverance pay.

The Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory's (CNL) major focus is to increase our knowledge of the relationship between diet and chronic disease risk factors. The CNL activities involve human, animal and cell culture research studies.

The work is specifically related to the determination of fatty acid profiles using gas chromatography (GC). Training will be provided, as needed. Responsibilities include lipid extraction from various biological samples, GC setup, analysis, integration and data entry; GC maintenance; assisting with routine laboratory work; tracking sample usage and storage; keeping records and ordering laboratory supplies, as needed.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in science with up to 1 year laboratory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and procedures.

  • Applicant should have good communication skills, the ability to interact with other laboratory personnel, work independently, be flexible with work hours, demonstrate initiative, and have a strong commitment to accomplishing project goals.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

Monday Friday 9-5, with flexibility to work from 8am or staying until 6pm as well as occasional weekend hours. May work with and be exposed to hazardous chemicals and materials, human/animal tissue and fluids.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.


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Research Technician - Cardiovascular Lab, Human Nutrition Research Center On Aging

Expired Job

Tufts University