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Senior Research Assistant in Human Immunology (wet lab)

Boston University Atomic Lab
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Competative/Based on experience
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Life Science
Job Type
Research Assistant, Researcher
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

Atomic Lab ( at the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories, Boston seeks a highly skilled and motivated senior research assistant (research scientist). The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in advancing our research efforts through the application of mass/spectral cytometry, ICS assays, and the development of automated workflows using robotic platforms.


  • Perform mass/spectral cytometry and ICS assays.
  • Develop automated workflow using robotic platforms.
  • Lab automation.
  • Human samples processing
  • Experimental tech development

Selection criteria:


  • A Ph.D. in a relevant field or an MSc with a minimum of four additional years of experience in working with cytometry applications, human samples processing and experimental tech development in human immunology.
  • Demonstrated experience in mass/spectral cytometry protocols development and lab automation protocols development.
  • Experienced user of CyTOF or Aurora, Cytek.
  • Experience in using robotic platforms to automate lab assays.
  • Proficiency in tools used in cytometry data processing and analysis.
  • Experience that demonstrates the ability to follow relevant state-of-the-art techniques in the field.
  • Demonstrated experience in good communication and collaboration skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and willingness to work with human sample analysis.


  • Ability to drive scientific support projects together with a continuous development mindset.
  • Experience in project management and working in scientific environments supported by strong oral and written skills.

How to apply?

Please email the following documents to Prof. Adriana Tomic at atomic[at]

  • CV
  • List of publications and/or programming scripts demonstrating essential experience
  • Cover letter detailing how you meet each selection criterion detailed in the job description
  • Three letters of recommendation

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