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Research Assistant III

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Boston, MA

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Day (United States of America)Job Summary: Under limited supervision of the principal investigator, conducts a variety of routine and specialized laboratory tests using molecular, cell biology and/or biochemistry techniques. Performs lab procedures with speed, precision, and understanding of theory behind tests and procedures. Performs Level II responsibilities with a higher level of problem resolution, analytical ability, self-direction, and expertise.

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:
  1. Performs routine and non-routine laboratory tests which may include DNA sequencing, gene cloning, in situ hybridization, immunohistochemistry, northern blotting; synthesizes and interprets results.
  2. May operate and maintain moderate to complex lab equipment such as spectrophotometer, flow cytometer, etc.
  3. Using analytical abilities and sound judgment, makes decisions regarding the reliability and accuracy of results, repeating procedures when necessary.
  4. May assist with planning specific research procedures and coordinating schedules of tests and procedures.
  5. May prepare written and/or verbal reports on status of research and the technical procedures used, including statistical and graphic summaries of findings and possible conclusions. May review and proof papers and make informal presentations.

Required Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Life Science or a related scientific field required. Master's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Life Science or a related scientific field preferred.
  2. 1-3 years related work experience required.
  3. Bachelor's degree and two years experience or a Master's degree and one year experience.
  4. Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.