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Children's Hospital Boston Research Assistant I-Flow Cytometry in Boston, Massachusetts

56182BRTitle:Research Assistant I-Flow CytometryDepartment:Medicine-Hematology/OncologyAutoReqId:56182BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ResearchJob 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 a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

We are seeking entry-level, full-time Flow Cytometry Research Assistant to join the HSCI-BCH flow core lab team in the Hematology/Oncology Division at Boston Children’s Hospital. The primary duty of the FACS Research assistant is to provide high quality flow cytometry service and support to BCH investigators and the Boston research community.


This research assistant will be responsible for:

  • Performing cell sorting on our BD FACSARIA FUSION.

  • Performing maintenance and troubleshooting our high-speed cell sorters and benchtop analyzers –

  • Additional administrative and operational duties may be assigned as needed


  • Proficiency with PC and MAC platforms and commonly used software such as Microsoft Office

  • Bachelor’s Degree in biological or physical sciences or a related discipline

  • 0-1 year flow cytometry experience in clinical, industry or academia

  • Cell sorting experience is preferred but not required (training will be provided to the qualified candidate) –

  • The candidate should be able to work with minimal supervision, be flexible and detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Be able to work on evenings and weekends with a diverse group of people in a research-oriented environment.

All Applicants interested in pursuing this Opportunity; please email, your resume along with a personal statement explaining your short and long term goals for the next two years and what you expect to get out of this position​.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement 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.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular