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Technical Research Assistant I / 40 Hours / Day / BWH Orhopaedic Surgery at Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Brigham and Women's Department of Orthopedic Surgery is looking for an independent and highly motivated individual to join our research program focused on mammalian regenerative biology.
The Lehoczky Lab studies mouse digit tip regeneration and is presently focused on determining the molecular pathways necessary for this process. This position provides an exciting opportunity to work at the interface of basic and translational research in a collaborative and stimulating environment.

The candidate is expected to independently carry out the daily activities of the laboratory, which include:
Performing a wide range of experimental techniques involving molecular biology, tissue histology, and cell culture
Troubleshooting and documenting laboratory protocols and experiments
Lab maintenance tasks, including ordering, equipment maintenance, and lab reagent preparation
Lab regulatory tasks, including lab safety protocol and animal protocol maintenance and training of new personnel
Basic mouse colony maintenance tasks, including genotyping and setting up crosses

Required Skills:
Previous laboratory experience in molecular biology, genetics, and mouse husbandry is recommended
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are essential
Ability to multi-task, think critically and work independently
Good interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills. Demonstrates the ability to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment, and can clearly write about and present their work
Minimum two year commitment strongly preferred

Interested candidates should provide:
1) Your CV
2) A brief letter detailing your interest in the lab and future career goals

* BA/BS in Biology or related field.

* Previous research laboratory experience is expected

Brigham and Womens Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.