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Harvard University Research Assistant I Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

53887BRAuto req ID:53887BRJob Code:403108 Research Assistant I Lab Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Research Assistant I LabSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :052Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

One year of experience with basic biological laboratory techniques is required.

Additional Information:

This is a one year grant funded term position with the possibility of extension based on availability of continued funding and satisfactory performance.

Some holiday and weekend coverage will be required.

Department:Stem Cell and Regenerative BiologyPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:Monday thru Friday 9 to 5

Some holiday and weekend coverage will be required.Job Function:Research Job-Specific Responsibilities:

The Fishman Laboratory in the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University is looking for an enthusiastic and skilled research assistant with an interest in developmental biology, genetics, and social behaviors. The Fishman Lab is interested in dissecting complex social behavior by using zebrafish as a model system.

The candidate will work closely with scientists in the lab and will perform daily activities, including:

  • Assistance with zebrafish line maintenance and genotyping;

  • Perform standard molecular biology techniques (including cloning, PCR, DNA and Protein extraction, T7E1 assays, etc.);

  • Prepare complex chemical solutions and media;

  • Operate scientific equipment, requiring a high degree of skill and/or precision;

  • Record results of experiments according to standard laboratory techniques;

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.Physical Requirements:May be required to lift, move and transport related laboratory equipment.

Working Conditions:May be required to work with a variety of hazardous materials. May be required to work with and handle animals.