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Harvard University Laboratory Assistant I in Cambridge, Massachusetts

54071BRAuto req ID:54071BRJob Code:403094 Laboratory Assistant Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Laboratory Assistant ISub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :048Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

High school graduate or equivalent preferred.

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

No previous experience required. One year of laboratory experience preferred.

Additional Information:

MCB recognizes that the work of equity is always ongoing, and that there will always be room for improvement. We are looking for people to join our community who want to be part of that effort. We value the fundamental importance of a diverse community where everyone, regardless of background, ability, or identity, is appreciated for being themselves.

Department:Molecular and Cellular BiologyPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentityJob Function:Research Job-Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Washes laboratory glassware/instruments after use.

  2. Sterilizes and/or stores clean glassware/instruments.

  3. Replaces defective or broken glassware/instruments from stock.

  4. Cleans and maintains work areas and disposes of biological or chemical waste as needed.

  5. Sets up and assists with experiments for classroom use according to prescribed procedures.

  6. May assist with the preparation of media, reagents, and cultures alongside Research Assistant.

  7. Maintains inventory of refillable consumables (pipet tips, bottles of sterile water, sterile toothpicks etc.).

  8. Performs related job duties as required.

School/Unit:Faculty of Arts and Sciences 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, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job Summary:

Cleans and maintains laboratory classrooms. Washes and sterilizes lab glassware and/or instruments. Restocks lab classroom supplies from storage. Aids Research Assistant in setting up and taking down lab experiments for student protocols.