Research Study Assistant, School of Medicine, Dermatology

Massachusetts, United States
08 May 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The laboratory focuses on melanoma biology and epigenetics using a molecular biology approach. A research technician is sought to aid the principle investigator and senior trainees with scientific experimentation as well as general laboratory upkeep. Opportunities for future independent projects and publications are available. Scientific responsibilities may include the following laboratory duties: General molecular biology techniques (protein analysis such as western blot and immunoprecipitation, molecular cloning, gel shift analysis), cell culture, histology and immunohistochemistry, and mouse husbandry, genotyping, and handling. Administrative duties include overseeing the management of equipment and supplies, and compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates. Some teaching opportunities of research support personnel and junior students may be available.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences is required.
  • Previous experience with molecular biology and/or animal handling techniques preferred, but the desire to learn new skills is most important.
  • 0-12 months’ work experience.

Requirements for application: Applicants need to be available for an in-person interview. In addition, please provide the following documents:

1) a CV,

2) a short statement outlining the interest in this position and future career goals

3) a list of three (3) professional references (encouraged)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular
Salary Grade Grade 23