Research Lab Tech I Gastroenterology
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Boston, Massachusetts

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GENERAL SUMMARY/OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

  • Working independently, under general supervision, designs and executes experiments at a professional level in a laboratory focused on mucosal immunology research.
  • May identify, establish, and develop new techniques. Develops modification of existing techniques, as appropriate.
  • In collaboration with other members of the research team, gives input to the development of design protocols.
  • Collects, documents, calculates, transcribes, and analyzes data for presentations and publications.
  • May orient, train, and supervise other lab members.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Independently performs experiments, that which may be considered complex or novel. Experiments include in vivo assays, DNA/RNA/protein isolation and quantification including molecular biology techniques such as Gel Electrophoresis, qPCR, Western blot, and ELISA, tissue culture, microscopy, and various immunological assays.

2. Animal care and husbandry. Will assist researcher with maintaining breeding units and generating/genotyping experimental animals as well as maintaining online animal database.

3. Calculates, transcribes and analyzes data. Must be proficient with excel as well as GraphPad Prism.

4. Helps to prepare presentations and manuscripts for publication.

5. In collaboration with other lab members establishes new and modifies existing research techniques.

Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS:

BS or equivalent

Must have 1-2 years experience in a related research setting.

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

• Sound analytical and organizational skills.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Must be able to logically and effectively structure tasks and set priorities.

• Ability to identify potential problems and trouble-shoot solutions.

• Demonstrated ability to analyze data statistically and to logically present it.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment will be in a standard research laboratory setting. Animals experimentation and husbandry is routinely performed.

EEO Statement
BWH is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.


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