Research Assistant (Islet Cell & Regenerative Biology)

Employer
Joslin Diabetes Center
Location
Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 15, 2021
Closes
Sep 09, 2021
Ref
2393127582
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Under direct supervision, the Research Assistant will help with the routine tasks and facilitate the ongoing work by other researchers in the lab.

  • Carry out experiments and research according to protocols laid out by primary researchers.
  • Collect and log experimental data.
  • Conduct statistical analyses of data sets.
  • Prepare graphs and spreadsheets to portray results.
  • Create presentation slides and posters to help researchers' present findings.
  • Review print and online resources to gather information.
  • Check facts, proofread, and edit research documents to ensure accuracy.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and inventory
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in biology or a related discipline.
  • Previous experience with molecular biology (including molecular cloning, PCR, DNA extraction and purification), cell cultures and basic animal handling is preferred.
  • Great organizational and record keeping skills and attention to detail are an essential component of this position.
  • Ability to work pro-actively and in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Previous experience with molecular biology (including molecular cloning, PCR, DNA extraction and purification), cell cultures and basic animal handling is preferred.