Open Positions

PROJECT MANAGER 
The project manager will be responsible for all aspects of the management and conduct of multiple biomedical and/or social-behavioral research studies, including clinical trials, reporting to the study PIs. This role manages all activities associated with these studies that could include multiple research teams, sites, participants, interventions, and assessments. Oversees day-to-day operations including identifying and securing needed resources; creating, implementing, monitoring, and updating project plans (e.g., manual of operating procedures, case report forms); preparation, submission, and update of regulatory documents (e.g., IRB); facilitating meetings; tracking tasks/deliverables to ensure timelines, milestones and/or goals are attained; monitoring and reporting progress as appropriate. This role will also be responsible for participant recruitment, screening, communications, scheduling, and may involve participant assessments and biospecimen handling. Ensures that all study activities are completed by strictly following BU/BUMC IRB, Good Clinical Practices (GCP), and all current local, state, and federal laws, regulations, guidance, policy and procedures, as applicable. The role will require presence at BU College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College and BU School of Medicine on specific days each week.

 

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN
We are looking for highly motivated, well-trained individuals interested in working via bench and translational research in tissue injury and pulmonary fibrosis.

The successful candidate will be working in a highly collaborative and collegial multidisciplinary environment, using a range of complementary imaging, molecular, and metabolic techniques. The candidate will be expected to work with patient cell/tissue samples complemented by animal models of lung disease.

Established experience in the following areas is desirable: A) In vivo animal model of disease (previous experiences with mouse model of tissue fibrosis will be highly considered) B) Animal breeding and genotyping C) Mouse cell isolation and culture D) Primary human cell isolation especially mesenchymal and endothelial cells B) Cell sorting (FACS). C) Cell/tissue imaging techniques such as fluorescence and confocal microscopy; C) Advanced techniques in biochemistry, cellular, and molecular biology.

Sets up and performs routine and established lab procedures in support of lab goals and grant commitments. The candidate will be expected assists in the maintenance of lab equipment and supplies and assists in organizing data. Must have the ability to organize and carry out laboratory techniques independently and in a team setting. Presents at research laboratory meetings and contributes to writing of manuscripts.