Children's Hospital Boston Research Assistant I in Boston, Massachusetts

Title Research Assistant I

Department Medicine-Endocrinology

Job Posting Description 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 Division of Endocrinology and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This Research Assistant I will be responsible for:

  • Performing molecular biology bench work.

  • Assisting with other lab members’ projects.

  • Handling work with mouse models.

  • Managing the lab mouse colony.

  • Assisting with lab organization.

  • Handling some lab administrative duties.

To qualify, you must have:

  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Biology or Chemistry or a closely related field, some lab experience and a strong interest in research.

  • The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.

  • Excellent skills in molecular bench work.

  • Excellent ability to handle research mouse colony management.

  • A minimum 2 year commitment, preferred.

The Kalaany Lab is seeking to hire a full-time, highly qualified and highly motivated Research Assistant I who will perform research, assist with mouse colony management and help with the organization of the lab.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, 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.

Status Full Time

Standard Hours per Week 40

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