Mass General Hospital Jobs in Cambridge – Research Technician


Job Description:

A position is open for a full-time Research Technician at the Ragon Institute of MGH, Harvard, and MIT in the laboratory of Galit Alter. The Alter lab focuses on the development of systems biology tools to define the correlates of immunity against infectious. The technician will be involved in a number of projects aimed at defining the mechanism by which antibodies are able to recruit innate immune cells to mediate pathogen control. Furthermore, the technician will be asked to test new approaches, design independent experiments, address technical problems, present results to the group, design follow-up experiments, consult scientific literature, and maintain well-documented lab records.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understands and applies basic scientific techniques
  • May perform independent literature searches
  • Conducts analysis of results and may begin interpretation of results
  • Assists with organizing materials for publication or presentation
  • Prepares basic solutions and performs base-level procedures as assigned (i.e. – pipetting, cell and tissue culture, etc.)
  • Prepares lab reagents, chemicals, instruments and equipment
  • Sets up and prepares routine experiments as directed
  • Maintains and orders supplies
  • Maintains laboratory notebook

Job Requirements:

  • Computer literacy
  • Working knowledge of clinical research protocols
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks independently
  • Good communication skills

Job Details:

Company: MGH

Vacancy Type:  Part Time

Job Location: Cambridge, MA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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