Harvard University Lab Assistant in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Auto req ID 42775BR

Business Title Lab Assistant

School/Unit Harvard Medical School

Sub-Unit ------------

Location USA - MA - Boston

Job Function Research

Time Status Full-time

Schedule 35 hrs/wk, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Department Genetics

Salary Grade 048

Union 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers

Duties & Responsibilities The Lab Assistant will report to a research fellow in the Laboratory of Dr. Cliff Tabin. He/She will measure bones for a research study on the genetic and developmental mechanisms of bone growth. The candidate will assist with laboratory tasks, including tissue preparation and microscopy and perform digital image analysis and quanification.

Basic Qualifications High school graduate or equivalent.

Additional Qualifications College graduate and one year of lab experience preferred. Candidate should have great organizational skills, be motivated and detail orientated. This person will not need to handle live animals, but they will work with tissue samples. They will need to comfortable handling chemicals.

Additional Information This position is grant-funded through June 30, 2018 with the possibility of renewal.

Pre-Employment Screening Identity

Appointment End Date 30-Jun-2018

EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.