At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Neurology Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Research Assistant I will be responsible for:
Performing a variety of routine laboratory tests and procedures including genotyping from mouse tissue, basic molecular biology techniques, cell culture and Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization, utilizing standard laboratory equipment, recording and checking results for completeness and accuracy.
Maintaining records of results and methodologies in a log of work performed, as well as maintaining equipment, lab area and supplies in a neat professional manner.
Assisting in the use of specialized laboratory equipment and analysis of data generated by this equipment. Assisting the lab manager maintaining the lab organized and taking care of the supply stock.
Carry ing out all laboratory activities in compliance with applicable regulations and protocols.
Conducting literature searches and reviews, compiling information for journals and suggesting uses for new techniques to the P.I.
To qualify, you must have...
Bachelor's degree in Biology or Chemistry or a closely related health field and some lab experience
Analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
Ability to exchange information on factual matters, schedule appointments, greets visitors, explain hospital policies, and/or relay messages to appropriate personnel. This type of interaction requires courtesy and tact when dealing with patients, visitors and/or hospital employees.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.