Biology & Biotechnology - JM
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Laboratory technician to perform flow cytometry and microbial cell culture
The Farny Lab at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is looking to hire a research
technician with expertise in flow cytometry, microbial cell culture, and
molecular biology techniques, to work on an EPA-funded project to understand
the relationship of genetically modified bacteria to the natural soil
microbiome. This is a part-time, temporary (8-month) position. Applicants
with existing knowledge and skills necessary to execute microbial flow
cytometry experiments are strongly preferred.
WPI is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and
values diversity. We are looking for candidates who can support our commitment
to equity, diversity and inclusion.
A bachelor's degree in biology or a related discipline
2-3 years of laboratory experience (relevant undergraduate research
experience is acceptable).
Organizational skills (lab organization, keeping orderly research notes,
Communication skills (writing research reports, making oral and poster
Demonstrated experience with the following techniques:
Microbial cell culture
DNA isolation and analysis
WPI requires employees to be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19. For additional
information on WPI's response to COVID-19, refer to https: // www. wpi.edu/we-
United States of America (Non-Exempt)
WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or
disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and
experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration,
inclusion, problem solving and change making.