Harvard Jobs – Research Assistant I Lab


Job Description:

The Jost laboratory at Harvard Medical School is looking for a research assistant to contribute to our work in microbiome biology. The individual will join a brand-new laboratory with opportunities to contribute to multiple exciting projects, broadly focused on defining the molecular mechanisms of host-microbiome interactions using CRISPR screens, advanced cell culture models, and genetic manipulations of microbiome bacteria.

Job Responsibilities:

The research assistant will carry out experiments with mammalian cell lines and human microbiome bacteria, working closely with students and post-doctoral fellows in the laboratory. The research assistant will also participate in lab management duties and maintain cultures of mammalian cell lines. The Research Assistant will work effectively within a culture inclusive of individuals with diverse backgrounds, styles, abilities, and motivations, and appreciate and leverage the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or similar field preferred.
  • At least 1 year of research experience is required. Relevant coursework or education may be considered.
  • General interest in basic science research.

Job Details:


Vacancy Type:  Full Time

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