Research Support Associate

Massachusetts, United States
21 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Aug 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

RESEARCH SUPPORT ASSOCIATEBiology, to assist with protein expression, purification, and analysis and help spearhead general lab organization and upkeep with input from lab members. Routine tasks also include preparing stock solutions and autoclaving, generating competent cells, and running kinetic assays.

Job Requirements

REQUIREDfull-time laboratory experience; solid working knowledge of molecular biology and protein biochemistry; experience with routine biological and biochemical techniques and willingness to learn new methods; computer skills, including proficiency with standard data management programs (Excel); self-motivation; good organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; and a commitment to meeting high quality standards by paying meticulous attention to detail and practicing rigorous documentation skills. Should be familiar with routine chemical and biological safety practices and able to pay close attention to basic safety practices, follow safety procedures, and maintain a safe work environment. A B.S. degree in biology or biochemistry is preferred. Job #18276-4

A flexible work schedule is possible.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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