At BCH, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Hematology/Oncology team and discover how your talents can change lives.
Kean Lab is looking for a highly motivated candidate to join our several clinical study on bone marrow transplantation, cellular therapy, and inflammable bowel disease. Successful candidates will have strong bench background on molecular biology techniques, DNA/RNA analysis, Illumina library construction, flow cytometry, etc. We are looking for a team player with meticulous attention to detail, strong organizational skills, work ethics, and ability to learn quickly. This position will work closely with other clinical and lab team members. Responsibilities include tissue and blood processing, 10x single cell cDNA library construction, flow cytometry, managing biorepository and inventory, etc. The Research Assistant III is responsible for:
Independently deciding which techniques may be appropriate for specific experimental investigations and carries out those experiments with minimal supervision or independently.
Critically evaluating experimental results independently and provides summaries or interpretation of results to PI.
Contributing to the team within and between departments and organizations.
Coaching RA I and RA II, interns, Co-Ops on basic lab techniques.
Calculating, graphing and compiling data obtained, maintaining records and logs of work performed; uses computer to perform statistical analyses.
Processing blood and tissue biopsy samples
Constructing Illumina cNDA library from whole transcriptome amplification samples
Following specific 10x protocols for construct single cell cDNA library for NextGen sequencing
Performing multicolor flow cytometry and cell sorting
Managing biorepository, study heatmaps, and inventory
In order to qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree,
Minimum three years of relevant experience OR Masters of Science AND one year of relevant work experience.
Strong background on immunology, molecular biology techniques and procedures is strongly preferred.
Previous experience in any of the following is helpful: DNA/RNA work, Illumina library prep, 10x single cell analysis, flow cytometry, etc...
Strong organization skills, problem-solving skills, and detail oriented
Ability to work with flexible hours, sometimes in the late afternoon and evening as needed
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively in a team environment
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes.
BCH is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 3028722
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