Harvard University Research Assistant II (Flow Cy in Cambridge, Massachusetts
52382BRAuto req ID:52382BRJob Code:403112 Research Assistant II Lab Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Research Assistant II (Flow Cytometry)Sub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:053Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:Two or more years of related research experience required (relevant coursework may count towards experience). Relevant coursework may count towards work experience.Additional Qualifications:Flow Cytometry preferred.BS or BA in life sciences preferred. Must have have good communication skills and be well versed with use of computers and software. Training and experience on the cell sorters listed above would be a plus.Additional Information:This is a one-year term position from date of hire, contingent upon funding and work performance.
Offer contingent upon successful completion of pre-placement medical evaluation.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Department:ImmunologyPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:40 hours per week | Monday-FridayJob Function:Research Job-Specific Responsibilities:Flow Cytometry Operator position available to join the exciting Department of Immunology and participate in cutting edge research on the immune system and immunologically-related diseases, using advanced cell-sorting technology. The Operator will participate in the operation, maintenance and quality control of several cell analyzers and sorters (incl. a MoFlo Astrios, BD Aria, BD-LSRII and BD-Symphony). He/she will perform cell sorting and flow analyses in collaboration with biomedical investigators at HMS. Will assist the facility manager in following facility guidelines and protocols, and in administrative duties such as ordering materials, setting of booking calendars, invoicing, and other duties required for the operation and maintenance of the facility.School/Unit:Harvard Medical School 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.