Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
RESEARCH SUPPORT ASSOCIATE 1 , Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research-Hemann Lab , to provide basic laboratory support for researchers and their projects under direct supervision. Will be responsible for data input; basic lab support functions; and lab administration duties such as maintaining lab calendar and lab directories, participating in the planning and execution of lab events and meetings, maintaining vendor relationships and equipment service contracts/records, scheduling maintenance and repairs of equipment, and assisting with maintaining laboratory inventory. Other duties include mouse handling and cell culture assays, DNA cloning, FACS analyses, primary cell culture and isolation, and viral gene transfer. Data/analysis work will include updating and maintaining data in laboratory databases; conducting online research; generating standardized reports; and using web software to input, update and maintain web content.
REQUIRED : high school diploma or its equivalent; prior exposure to research lab; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills; ability to work both independently and as part of a team; demonstrated commitment to exceeding quality standards and providing exceptional services; meticulous attention to detail; practiced documentation skills; a commitment to producing accurate and high-quality work; and an awareness of basic safety issues and the ability to follow safety procedures and maintain a safe work environment. Must have experience conducting online research and applying information to projects based on scientific area of study. PREFERRED : bachelor's degree and familiarity with molecular biology. Job #18889-3
This is a one-year, term-limit position with the possibility of an extension contingent upon available funding.
Internal Number: 18889
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