The Alland laboratory at Rutgers-NJMS, Center of Emerging and Re-emerging Pathogens, is looking for a highly motivated research technician to carry out several projects in tuberculosis diagnostics research. Working with an international consortium of clinical trial groups, the Research Technician will play a critical role testing and troubleshooting early-stage tuberculosis diagnostics prior to their evaluations in clinical studies. The technician will provide feedback to diagnostic companies on performance and potential improvements and will provide technical support to clinical trial sites. Additional projects working closely with industry and academia to develop new diagnostic assays for tuberculosis and other infectious diseases are also planned.
The Alland laboratory is composed of highly motivated individuals who are interested in exploring new areas of science and advancing public health. We investigate many different areas of bacterial pathogenesis and diagnostics. Research technicians contribute to all stages of a research project and have the opportunity to present their results at laboratory meetings and co-author papers. Learning, understanding and developing intellectual curiosity are strongly encouraged. Rutgers-NJMS’s located in Newark NJ has a large number of internationally known laboratories with expertise in molecular diagnostics, and contains one of the largest group of tuberculosis investigators in the world.
High motivation, prior research experience in any of a variety of scientific fields, and a Bachelor's degree in relevant science required.
We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits. To apply, submit your application and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Rutgers is an equal opportunity employer.