Position open for a Genomics Research Assistant at Harvard Medical School to join an exciting research lab investigating immunological tolerance and autoimmune diseases, and regulation in the immune system. The Research Assistant will belong to a team analyzing gene expression and its regulation in cells of the immune system, using several cutting edge tools in genomics and epigenomics (gene expression, chromatin analysis, CRISPR screens) and immunology (cell culture, flow cytometry). Will also work in the context of ImmGen, an international research consortium, helping with coordination, interacting with scientists worldwide for flow of materials and data. Will participate in computational data analysis, in relation with bioinformaticians or immunologists in the lab or in collaborating institutions in Boston. Will also participate generally in the lab's operation and management of equipment and supplies. We are looking for a team player, with strong organizational and multitasking abilities, who will work closely with several other research scientists inside and outside the lab. The Research Assistant will work effectively within a culture inclusive of individuals with diverse backgrounds, styles, abilities, and motivations, and appreciate and leverage the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals.
This is a two-year term position from date of hire, with possibility of extension, contingent upon work performance and continued funding to support the position.
Offer contingent upon successful completion of the pre-placement medical evaluation.
At least one year related work experience in molecular biology or genomics (relevant laboratory coursework may count towards experience).
College degree will count toward experience, and familiarity with computer usage. BA/BS or Masters preferred
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 53556BR
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