Research Technician I

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Massachusetts General Hospital

Location :
Charlestown, Massachusetts

Expiry Date :
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Research Technician I This position requires an individual who will be able to perform standard laboratory procedures. There will be routine maintenance work for supporting the laboratory such as general laboratory inventory, autoclaving and supplying stock reagents. This position also requires performing routine immunological assays and animal procedures. This lab investigates the role of the immune system in modulating the early stages of cancer development and uses several animal models of cancer to fully determine the immune system and cancer interactions. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: – This position requires animal care and experimentations. The techniques will be taught to the person by experienced laboratory staff. – This position requires ordering, stocking and reagent preparation. – The person will be expected maintain good records. – The person will perform research experiments under the supervision of research fellows and assist with their projects. – The person will perform animal husbandry including genotyping and weaning pups, animal experiments including T cell transfer and tumor implantation, laboratory experiments including tissue culture, RNA and DNA preparation, qRT-PCR, tissue preparation and histological analysis, flow cytometry on a routine basis. SKILLS & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: – We are looking for a motivated person who exhibits initiative and is able to work independently when trained. Previous laboratory experience is encouraged but not required. – The person should have some technical ability, proficient, and accurate in scientific Experimentation. – We are looking for a person with good organizational skill to assist with lab management. – The person will need to be willing and able to work with laboratory animals (mice). – The person will need to be able to work in a group environment and be of assistance to a number of research projects. – We are looking for a person with good written and verbal communication skills LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or REGISTRATIONS: Not Applicable EDUCATION: Minimum Required: Bachelor’s Degree EXPERIENCE: Preferred: Previous laboratory experience SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (authority to hire, promote, or terminate): Not Applicable FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Not Applicable WORKING CONDITIONS: Laboratory and animal housing facility environment at MGH Navy Yard campus. Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged. MA-Charlestown-MGH 529 Main MGH 529 Main (MGHCharlestown529Main) 529 Main Street Charlestown, 02129 MGH 529 Main 529 Main Street Charlestown Technician/Technologist/Scientist Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Full-time Day Job Regular MGH Cutaneous Biology Research Center Mar 24, 2021