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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc Laboratory Technician - LaunchLabs in Boston, Massachusetts

Laboratory Technician - LaunchLabs

Location Greater Boston, MA

Job Function Science & Technology

Employment Status Regular, Full-Time

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an S&P 500 ® urban office REIT, pioneered the life science real estate niche in 1994 and today is the premier and longest-tenured owner, operator, and developer uniquely focused on collaborative life science, agtech, and technology campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations. Since our inception, Alexandria has established a significant market presence in key locations, including Greater Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle. Alexandria is known for its high-quality and diverse tenant base. Alexandria has a longstanding and proven track record of developing Class A properties clustered in urban life science, agtech, and technology campuses that provide our innovative tenants with highly dynamic and collaborative environments that enhance their ability to successfully recruit and retain world-class talent and inspire productivity, efficiency, creativity, and success. For more information, please visit .

Alexandria LaunchLabs ® is the premier, full-service startup platform purpose-built to accelerate innovation and growth for transformative early-stage companies. With locations in Cambridge, New York City, Research Triangle, Seattle, and Palo Alto, Alexandria LaunchLabs curates a thriving community of the most high-potential early-stage life science companies. Our LaunchLabs platform equips each member company with premier dedicated lab/office space and core equipment, vital operational services, expert support from our best-in-class teams, and access to capital through Alexandria Venture Investments and the highly selective Alexandria Seed Capital Platform—all of which are critical to empowering the advancement of early-stage companies. For more information, please visit .

We are seeking a Laboratory Technician for Alexandria LaunchLabs located at the Alexandria Center ® at One Kendall Square. This individual will be hospitable, detail-oriented, and interested in contributing to the growth of the entrepreneurial life science ecosystem in the Greater Boston region. As a core member of the LaunchLabs team, this individual will be expected to attend on-site social programming events to help build relationships within our Alexandria LaunchLabs member community.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, marital or registered domestic partner status, family-care status, veteran or military status, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist the Alexandria team in supporting multiple BSL2 laboratories and site operations at the One Kendall Square campus, particularly for the Alexandria LaunchLabs member companies, as follows.

  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of shared lab equipment, including, but not limited to, freezers, incubators, centrifuges, and biosafety cabinets to ensure efficient operations and cleanliness

  • Be responsible for ordering, maintaining, organizing, and stocking lab supplies and lab gasses

  • Manage chemical and biohazard waste in laboratories while adhering to regulatory guidance

  • Assist with lab sustainability initiatives pertaining to plastics and lab gloves

  • Operate autoclave and lab dishwashers to support LaunchLabs members

  • Assist the Lab Director with the LaunchLabs lab safety program

  • Duties may include the handling of hazardous materials in responsibilities defined above

  • Interface with vendors responsible for operational tasks (e.g., janitorial, pest control, lab vendors, facilities maintenance)

  • Assist with general site operations, including package management, IT/AV troubleshooting, facilities request triaging, organizing, stocking, and maintaining office and kitchen supplies

  • Assist LaunchLabs team in coordinating, marketing, and hosting local ecosystem and strategic programming events to foster a vibrant and collaborative Alexandria LaunchLabs community, including business and professional development sessions, social gatherings, and complementary programs

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working in a science-related organization or laboratory space, preferably in a collaborative or shared working environment

  • Strong customer service mindset and verbal and written communication skills to interact with individuals at all levels

  • Strong ability to be detail-oriented and highly organized, and to work independently

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and prioritize tasks effectively

  • A general interest in life science and/or laboratory operations management

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Ability to physically lift ≥25 lbs.