Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Join a Leading Computational Biology Research Team

Job Number: 74025

Location: Covington, US

Job Description

Position Overview

Dr. Ardeshir’s laboratory at the Tulane National Primate Research Center, Tulane University is currently seeking a dedicated technician (Medical Research Specialist) to join our dynamic team. This role involves conducting a range of computational analysis and diagnostic and quantitative assays in Biosafety Level 2 (BSL2 and BSL2-enhanced) laboratories focusing on understanding the complex link of microbiome and immune system development and response.

Location: Covington, LA, a hub for groundbreaking medical research and part of a leading institution renowned for its contributions to the field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform various assays with meticulous attention to detail, adhering to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Work independently with minimal supervision, while also thriving in team collaborations.
  • Maintain and update the laboratory website in partnership with IT personnel.
  • Process and analyze biological data, contributing to the lab’s research goals.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences or related field.
  • At least 2 years of research experience in microbiology, virology, immunology, molecular biology, or related disciplines.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite and experience with biological data analysis tools (e.g., JMP, R, Python).


  • Experience with BSL2 protocols and multi-tasking in a fast-paced research environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and familiarity with reference management tools.

Why Join Us?

  • Be part of a cutting-edge research environment at TNPRC, a leader in biomedical research.
  • Engage in meaningful work that advances understanding of viral infections and immune responses.
  • Enjoy Tulane’s comprehensive benefits package, including health and well-being options to support your life now and in the future.
  • Application Process: This position will remain open until filled. Tulane University is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive community and culture and encourages applications from diverse candidates.

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Tulane University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Application Deadline: 2024-03-31


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