Harvard University Research Assistant II Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

43014BRAuto req ID:43014BRLocation:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Research Assistant II (Flow Cytometry)Sub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:053Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:Minimum 1 year of experience in Life Sciences. Relevant coursework may count toward some, though not all, work experience.Additional Qualifications:BS or BA in life sciences preferred. Must have have good communication skills and be well versed with use of computers and software. Experience with flow cytometry and cell sorting would be a plus. Experience troubleshooting/maintaining any type of mechanical system would also be beneficial. Department:Microbiology & ImmunobiologyPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:40 hrs/wk, Monday-FridayJob Function:Research, TechnicalDuties & Responsibilities:This position will participate in the operation, maintenance, quality control and troubleshooting of the Beckman-Coulter MoFlo Astrios, the BD FACSAria II, the BD LSRII, and FACSCalibur in the facility. He/she will perform cell sorting and flow analyses as requested by users. He/she will also provide consultation to scientists in planning for experiments as well as provide training when appropriate. He/she will assist the facility manager in following and enforcing facility policies and guidelines, and may assist the facility manager in administrative duties such as ordering materials, setting of booking calendars, generating invoices for services rendered, and other duties required for the operation and maintenance of the facility.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.