Harvard University Research Assistant II Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

43751BRAuto req ID:43751BRLocation:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Research Assistant II- Fabrication-Chemical TechnicianSub-Unit:Wyss Institute Salary Grade:053Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering, or related field is required. One or more years directly related work experience. Education may count towards years’ experience.

Additional Qualifications:Proficiency with personal computers and applicable software packages (Microsoft Word, Excel) is a must.Cell culture, Quality Control, GMP, Process or Assay Development experience is a plus. Experience in biomaterials, medical device development or biotechnology is desirable. The candidate should have strong organizational and communication skills. The candidate must be able to work in cell culture and chemical laboratories and in clean room environments.Department:Immuno-Materials PlatformPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentitySchedule:Monday-Friday 9am-5pmJob Function:Research Duties & Responsibilities:The mission of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University is to transform human healthcare and the environment by emulating the way nature builds. Developed as an alliance between Harvard and other premier academic and clinical partner institutions, Institute faculty and staff collaborate in high-risk, fundamental research and science-driven technology development. A major focus of the Institute is to translate the technologies developed by its faculty and staff into commercial products and therapies through collaborations with clinical investigators and establishment of corporate alliances. For more information, visit: http://wyss.harvard.edu/.

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University seeks a talented, enthusiastic individual to work as a Research Assistant focusing on providing support to fabricate and characterize a diverse pipeline of products at the Wyss Institute. Working under the supervision of senior staff, this person will be responsible for: fabricating material and supplies to support technology development, optimizing and conducting product characterization; implement process improvements; reading and writing technical reports and specifications, and maintaining appropriate records; initiating and generating ideas based on literature and research. Collaboration with other Wyss personnel to achieve objectives and enhance service quality is expected.

School/Unit:Harvard Medical School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.