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BFT RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I FOR MGH! at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Part Time





Job Description:

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN- MUCOSAL IMMUNOLOGY AND BIOLOGY RESEARCH CENTER

Please note this position is temporary in nature and not eligible for benefits.

GENERAL SUMMARY / OVERVIEW STATEMENT

The Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center (MIBRC) is seeking a research technician. This position will require an individual to perform standard laboratory procedures. This individual will be asked to perform a series of in-vitro assays and assist with an ongoing COVID 19 biorepository. Our lab has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by instigating a biorepository comprised of tissue samples from pediatric patients. As a research technician, you will be joining these efforts to investigate COVDI-19 until the studys completion. We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic team member who demonstrates good communication skills and a willingness to learn!

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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Process, store, and document tissue samples from COVID-19 patients (Under BSL2 precautions)
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Preparation of chemical solutions and culture media
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Maintenance of tissue culture
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Various lab techniques including: ELISA, Flow Cytometry, PCR, and Western Blot
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Maintenance of an updated lab notebook and an online record of experiments
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Basic knowledge of Microsoft products including Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint
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Maintains and orders supplies
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Assists in organizing materials for presentations and publications

SKILLS / COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

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Ability to work independently and as a team member
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Excellent written and verbal communications skills
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Computer literacy
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Familiarity with aseptic technique and lab protocols
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Ability to multitask

EDUCATION

Bachelors degree required

EXPERIENCE

College graduates with some prior lab experience preferred, but those without any lab experience will be considered.

PRIMARY LOCATION: MGH Main Campus, Jackson Building
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.