Research Technician Position @ MIT

The Behavioral Neuroscience Lab that I work in- The Sur Lab at MIT- is looking to fill a Research Technician Position! Applicants with cell / 3D organoid culture experience are encouraged to apply. Please let me or my lab manager know if you have any questions ( and! 


The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, is hiring a Technical Associate to serve as research assistant in the Sur Lab.  Will be responsible for establishing, maintaining, and performing experiments in 3D brain organoid cultures and cultured cell lines, including induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and iPSC-derived cell lines; tissue culture (stem cells, neuronal progenitors, neurons), stem cell facility maintenance, and molecular and biochemical assays (PCR, western blotting, genotyping, etc.); and performing administrative and other duties as assigned, including laboratory maintenance, general research support which may include rodent handling, tissue processing and immunohistochemistry. Will work under the supervision of a senior research scientist and Professor Mriganka Sur.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree, at least two years of related experience (which may have been gained as an undergraduate), hands-on experience with tissue culture (either stem cell or neuronal) and molecular techniques, and demonstrated problem-solving skills.  Job #21220

The link to our lab's website is here:


Here is the link to apply.

  • Paid job
  • Professional development
  • Research
  • Post-graduation