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Children's Hospital Boston Research Assistant I in Boston, Massachusetts

67925BRJob Posting Title:Research Assistant IDepartment:Medicine-Allergy and Immunology AutoReqId:67925BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assign schedules

  • Perform a variety of routine laboratory experiments and procedures, utilizing standard laboratory equipment, recording and checking results for completeness and accuracy

  • Assist in troubleshooting procedures if experimental results are unexpected or the quality of specimens is poor

  • Maintain records of results and methodologies

  • Maintain equipment, lab area, and supplies

  • Sterilize and clean glassware

  • Prepare media and other materials using appropriate procedures

  • Inventory supplies and mix standard reagents

  • Process orders for supplies and lab animals

  • Attend courses in safety procedures for handling, storage, and disposal of biohazardous, flammable, corrosive, and toxic materials.

  • Carry out all laboratory activities in compliance with applicable regulations and protocols

  • Conduct literature searches and reviews, compile journal information, and suggest uses for new techniques to the P.I.

  • Attend courses, lectures, and conferences to own knowledge of research and laboratory techniques, consulting with other researchers and technicians to exchange information.

  • Contribute to the team within and between departments and organizations


  • Bachelor's degree

  • Analytical skills to resolve problems that require basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles. Strong communication skills - both orally and in writing.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision, and dental insurance, childcare and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and specific License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular