The Agarwal laboratory in the Stem Cell Program and Division of Hematology/Oncology at Boston Children’s Hospital seeks a highly-motivated individual for the position of Research Assistant. Our laboratory applies genetics, reprogramming, and genome editing technologies to patient-derived samples to study normal stem cell biology as well as the basis of stem cell failure and disease. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who aims to contribute to our fundamental understanding of biology, and also to see advances applied to human diseases. This full-time position is available immediately.
Specific duties will include learning and executing a range of molecular biology techniques, maintaining cell cultures, preparing laboratory reagents, maintaining/genotyping mouse colonies, ordering supplies and lab organization, and recording and communicating data.
Applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the biological or physical sciences. Technical knowledge and prior experience in molecular biology and cell culture techniques is preferred. The ideal applicant will be a meticulous and self-driven individual, committed to learning and working to contribute to advances in biology and medicine. He or she will demonstrate exceptional organizational and communication skills, and be able to prioritize multiple tasks.
A two-year commitment is required. The position is offered through Boston Children’s Hospital. Compensation is based on experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.
To apply, please send your CV and contact information for at least two relevant professional or academic references to Ms. Michaela Horne at email@example.com.