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Beth Israel Lahey Health Research Assistant II in enteric neurobiology in Boston, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Under the supervision of the principal investigator, conducts a variety of routine experiments using molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, immunohistochemistry and tissue manipulation techniques. Performs lab procedures with speed and accuracy, and understands the theory behind the tests and procedures. Performs level I responsibility with higher level of problem resolution, analytical ability, and self-direction. Records test results, calculates, transcribes, and analyzes data using basic statistics

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Accurately and efficiently enters all required data from paper case report forms into the respective databases. Understands the data entry process (i.e. missing values, not applicable values, entering values from unknown dates, etc.).

  2. Enters and documents changes in the database via computer entry screens as well as written documentation of changes made to the paper case report forms as a result of a query or an unsolicited correction. Actively participate in wikidoc material creation and editing.

  3. Prepares, sends and resolves data queries for the clinical sites, records receipt and return of all queries from each clinical site.

  4. Actively participate in all educational projects within the team.

  5. Assist Director with complex scheduling requests and requirements. Assist with travel logistics/requirements for Director and related team members. Any other duties as assigned by Director.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree required in Degree in science-related discipline preferred.

  2. 1-3 years related work experience required.

  3. Careful attention to detail.

  4. Ability to problem solve.

  5. Ability to demonstrate professionalism.

  6. Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.


  1. Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.

  2. Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

  3. Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  4. Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.

  5. Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled