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Research Technician

Location: Boston, MA
Post Date: 4/2/2020
Under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator(s) and lab research supervisor, the Research Technician provides research, laboratory and safety support. Utilizes solid foundation in basic laboratory techniques in areas such as molecular biology, genetics and cell biology. Participates in the planning and execution of experiments & projects and evaluation and interpretation of results. Providesassistance to students or other individuals who may be assigned to the laboratory on a regular or temporary basis. May be assigned independent projects. Assists in providing lab infrastructure so that such studies can be performed effectively.

Bachelor's degree required. College level courses in biology, chemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and/or laboratory sciences are also required.
One year experience in a laboratory setting preferred.
Knowledge of safe handling procedures of hazardous materials.
Ability to learn and integrate procedures and knowledge relating to lab protocols and techniques under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and Lab Supervisor.
Good computer skills, including data entry and use of spreadsheet and/or database.
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks as dictated by the research schedule.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to exchange information with Principal Investigator and other members of the laboratory.
Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques, (e.g. pipetting, use of microbalance), serial dilutions, and enthusiasm to learn new skills.
Previous experience with animal studies and safe handling is beneficial.
General understanding of translational and clinical research and the federal requirements for ethical patient treatment.

Req ID: 12783