Research Assistant I- Pu Lab

Children's Hospital Boston Boston , MA 02298

Posted 1 week ago

Job Posting Description

The Research Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Performing a variety of routine and specialized laboratory experimental specimen preparations and experimental procedures for the purpose of research, while under immediate supervision.

  • Assisting in the use of specialized laboratory equipment and analysis of data generated by this equipment.

  • Manage a colony of genetically engineered mice.

  • Developing protocols and performing experiments to model cardiac diseases with induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) and genetically engineered mouse models.

  • Designing, producing and testing gene therapy vectors to treat inherited heart disease.

  • Maintaining excellent records of results and methodologies as well assisting in compiling and analyzing data.

In order to qualify, you must have:

  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in biology, animal science, toxicology, pharmacology or a related field. A Master's degree is desired but not required.

  • Prior lab experience highly desired

  • Experience with mammalian cell culture is required.

  • Experience with mouse breeding and experiments is highly desired.

  • Intermediate laboratory skills including molecular biology, microscopy, and use of basic analytical equipment are required.

  • Excellent inter-personal skills and the desire to learn new skills are a must.

Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end 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 (50% off).

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Research Assistant I- Pu Lab

Children's Hospital Boston