Research Technologist - The Gene Editing Core - IDDRC

Boston, Massachusetts
unmatched compensation & benefits
Apr 07, 2021
May 07, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Mid Level

The Gene Editing Core of the Intellectual Development & Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) is inviting applications from motivated candidates for a Research Technologist position. Located in the Boston Longwood Medical Area, surrounded by a rich academic environment and State-of-the-art research centers.

The successful candidate will conduct molecular and cell biological work including CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing experiments, with the goal of providing models for human diseases as well as mouse embryo work. Excellent opportunities to learn and perform various cell biological and gene editing techniques and to interact with world class leading scientists.


  • Work with Post-Docs, graduate students and other laboratory members

  • Perform microsurgeries to implant manipulated mouse embryos

  • Mouse husbandry, hormonal preparation of mice , colony management 

  • Lab organization including accurate documentation of experiments

  • General cell culture experience - ES and iPS Cell culture is a plus

  • Conduct molecular biology experiments as needed

  • Pronuclear/blastocyst microinjection and Intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection

  • Assist with other support duties with lab management and operation


  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree AND a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience OR Masters of Science and 2 yrs experience directly relevant to the methods and procedures required for this position.

  • Experience in a research laboratory environment

  • Prior experience working with and handling mice

  • Proven mouse microsurgery skills

  • Handle different stages of mouse embryos ex vivo

  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member

  • Able to perform complex tasks effectively with SOP

  • Excellent oral, written and organizational skills

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.