Research Assistant at Harvard University

Posted in Research 9 days ago.

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Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Harvard University

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Research Assistant
Harvard Medical School

Job-Specific Responsibilities
Position open for a Genomics Research Assistant at Harvard Medical School to join an exciting research lab investigating immunological tolerance, in relation with autoimmune disease, cancer and antiviral responses. 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). 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

Basic Qualifications
At least one year related work experience in molecular biology or genomics (relevant laboratory coursework may count towards experience).
Additional Qualifications
College degree will count toward experience, and familiarity with computer usage. BA/BS or Masters preferred

Job Function

Sub Unit

USA - MA - Boston


Time Status

55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers

Salary Grade

Appointment End Date

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Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week