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The Per Diem Lab Assistant will be responsible for:
Managing the large colony of mice (breeding and genotyping).
Maintaining records of results and methodologies into a log of work performed.
Carrying out all laboratory activities in compliance with applicable regulations and protocols.
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's degree in Pharmacology, Physiology or a closely related field.
Excellent rodent handling skills are essential. Ideally, the applicant must have some experience of mouse phenotyping and behavioral testing.
An understanding of the principles of mouse breeding.
Evidence of good organizational and interpersonal skills, an ability to work to agreed timelines and willingness to learn will also be expected.
Two years commitment is highly desired.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs. 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.
Internal Number: 3097385
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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.