Senior 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 support multidisciplinary research activities in the lab of Gene-Wei Li.  Primary responsibilities include carrying out research projects in quantitative proteomics and transcriptomics under the direction of Professor Li; maintaining lab safety standards; managing vendor relationships; monitoring inventory; maintaining equipment service records and contracts; and performing other lab duties.

The work may also involve assisting with grant submission; coordinating progress reports; overseeing expenditures; training lab members on procedures and protocols; coordinating reporting and inspections as needed; and serving as a resource to students, postdocs, and other lab personnel.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: familiarity with standard molecular biology and microbiology techniques, meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to work 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, computational biology, or related field and at least three years of molecular biology experience are preferred. Strong communication skills and experience with bacterial genetics or RNA 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.