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Harvard University Research Assistant I in Cambridge, Massachusetts

53944BRAuto req ID:53944BRJob Code:403108 Research Assistant I Lab Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Research Assistant ISub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :052Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

Background in and knowledge of biology or biological sciences.

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

B.S. degree in biology or biological sciences strongly preferred.

Basic knowledge of general laboratory practices and procedures is required. At least one year of laboratory research experience is strongly preferred.

Strong interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Must be well-organized with attention to detail. Must be self-motivated with excellent time-management, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information:

This is a 1 year term position with possibility of extension contingent on performance and funding.

All formal written offers will be made by FAS HR.

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:Identity Job Function:Research Job-Specific Responsibilities:

Harvard University has a full-time position available for a Research Assistant I in the laboratory of Dr. Amanda Whipple. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to provide comprehensive technical support for projects related to gene expression regulation in neurons by non-coding RNAs. The primary responsibilities of this position are as follows: assist with experimental design; perform experiments involving mammalian cell culture, including mouse embryonic stem cells and mouse neurons; perform experiments using standard molecular cell biology techniques, including bacterial cloning, genetic engineering, flow cytometry, and high-throughput sequencing; collect and record data from experiments; process, organize, and summarize data. The successful candidate will perform tasks related to the research project independently, but subject to review by supervisor

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:

Research Assistant I