Harvard University Research Assistant I Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

46338BRAuto req ID:46338BRJob Code:403108 Research Assistant I Lab Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Research Assistant I LabSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:052Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:A minimum of two years of college and one year of benchwork in a laboratory environment (relevant course-associated and/or undergraduate thesis lab work may count towards benchwork experience). Additional Qualifications:BS/BA in biology or related degree strongly preferred. Experience with basic molecular biology techniques (especially, CRISPR gene editing) and/or confocal microscopy will be considered as advantages. Successful candidates must be able to work independently, with meticulousness, and with excellent interpersonal skills. Additional Information:One-year term, grant-funded position with the possibility of a second year contingent upon needs of project.Department:Molecular and Cellular BiologyPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:Monday-Friday, 9am-5pmJob Function:Research Duties & Responsibilities:Seeking an individual to provide technical support for a project involving genome-wide CRISPR screening in a lab of 8 full-time researchers. Primary duties will include mammalian cell line passaging, routine mycoplasma testing, sgRNA lentiviral generation/transfection, targeted gene knockout and validation, and data collection by FACS and immunofluorescence microscopy. . 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.