Research Technician

Newark, New Jersey (US)
Commensurate with experience
September 24 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Research Technician to help develop advanced diagnostics for tuberculosis, COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

Become a part of something exciting – making a difference in world health!

The Alland laboratory at Rutgers-NJMS, Center of Emerging and Re-emerging Pathogens, is looking for highly motivated research technicians to carry out several projects in diagnostics research.  One position will focus on performing investigations and product development on advanced molecular assays to detect tuberculosis. A second position will perform similar studies focusing on advanced diagnostics for COVID-19 and for blood stream infections. Studies will involve real-time PCR, next generation DNA sequencing and other advanced technologies.  The researcher may also be able to contribute to other projects in infectious disease diagnosis and disease pathogenesis according to their skills, interest and project availability.

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 and apply here:


 Rutgers is an equal opportunity employer.


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