Technical Research Assistant I / 40 Hours / BWH - Pulmonary
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Health and Safety


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Job Info


Summary:

The Research Assistant I will work with the Principal Investigator, postdoctoral fellows, and other staff to assist with laboratory-based research focused on understanding mechanisms of the pathogenesis of influenza A and other viral lung diseases. The technician will also be responsible for keeping accurate and concurrent records of specific experiments performed and ordering supplies and reagents.

Principal Responsibilities:

The technician will assist with experiments that will include cell culture, Western immunoblotting, qRT-PCR, ELISA, and preparation of lab buffers. The technician will also be involved in animal studies including inoculation of mice with influenza and other viruses, monitoring of study animals, mouse tissue harvesting and analysis. The technician will perform other experiments as directed by the Principal Investigator.

Qualifications
Qualifications:

BA or BS in a scientific field. Prior laboratory and animal research experience preferred. Dedication, attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to work in a highly collaborative and interactive environment.

Skills/Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Knowledge of cell culture/Western blotting/PCR/ELISA.
  • Familiarity with microscopy
  • Familiarity with basic laboratory protocols
  • Ability and willingness to work with small animal research.
  • Careful attention to detail.
  • Self-directed learning and ability to work independently


EEO Statement
Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


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