Melero-Martin Lab: Research Assistant

Research Assistant
Department of Cardiac Surgery
Boston Children’s Hospital



We are seeking a highly motivated, organized individual to work on multiple projects in the areas of vascular biology and tissue engineering. The candidate will provide technical support using various techniques including cell culture, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, recombinant DNA techniques, and qPCR. A successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn about research planning, data analysis, and scientific communication as well as techniques for cell and molecular biology, and animal (mouse) research under close guidance.

A two-year minimum commitment is required. Previous Research Assistants at Melero-Martin lab have been co-authors on several papers and went on to highly competitive medical and graduate school programs then after.


  • BA/BS or MS in Biology or a related field is required.
  • Experience with cell culture, laboratory animals, and/or molecular biology is a plus.
  • A responsible individual with strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.


To apply, please submit a CV, a brief statement of current and future career goals, and contact information of three references to Dr. Melero-Martin ( Salary will be commensurate with experience.