Research Support Associate in Biology

Massachusetts, United States
17 Sep 2018
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17 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Biology, to join Gene-Wei Li’s lab and provide technical assistance to high-throughput functional genomics projects and computational analysis. Primary responsibilities will include working with investigators to develop and validate technologies based on high-throughput DNA sequencing for dissecting gene regulatory networks, assay development for large-scale molecular cloning, and executing data collection and analysis.

Will also provide technical support for bacterial strain construction and cell collection. Other responsibilities may include monthly reporting and supporting other researchers with routine protocols.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: meticulous attention to detail and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Seek a motivated, highly organized, and independent thinker who demonstrates a commitment to exceeding quality standards and providing exceptional services.

A bachelor's degree in biology, biophysics, biochemistry, bioengineering, or related field and at least one year of molecular biology experience are preferred. Strong communication skills and experience with bacterial genetics, RNA biology, or computational biology are also preferred.

This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of extension depending upon funding.

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.

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