At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of GI/Nutrition and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Research Technologist will be responsible for:
Performing routine and highly specialized or unique laboratory experiments for specific research projects, using sophisticated and intricate research equipment and techniques. Performing and devising specialized experiments and research procedures, troubleshooting problems with own and other researchers' results.
Providing input to the overall research design to suggest techniques, maximize samples or refine data by the use of specialized techniques. Evaluating research data and initiating alternative approaches to improve quality of the results.
Calculating, graphing and compiling data obtained, maintaining records and logs of work performed; performing statistical analyses. Undertaking quality assurance of research techniques. Calibrating, troubleshooting and performing repair of maintenance equipment. Evaluating and recommending new equipment and supplies needed for specialized procedures. Assisting other lab personnel with the use of specialized equipment and techniques within the lab.
Training and providing guidance to technicians, residents and researchers in specialized procedures, use of equipment and theoretical bases of unique tests. Monitoring the sterilization of glassware, media and reagent making and other laboratory processes.
Preparing articles and papers on specialized techniques.
Staying abreast in safety procedures, storage and disposal of bio-hazardous, infectious, corrosive, radioactive and toxic substance, regulations in the lab to adhere to new Hospital and federal mandates.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree AND a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience OR Masters of Science and 2 yrs relevant work experience.
The analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in-depth, experienced-based knowledge.
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing including assigning and distributing work, coaching, training and enforcing policies.
The Kagan lab at Boston Children's Hospital has an open position for a Research Technologist. In addition to requiring exceptional interpersonal skills, this position requires experience in laboratory organization, budget maintenance, and experimental techniques. The candidate will be expected to maintain cultures of human and mouse cells that can be used to generate organ-like tissues (organoids). Molecular biology and biochemistry based techniques are also be essential skills. Candidates that exhibit evidence of exceptional organization skills and attention-to-detail will be prioritized. For more information, see kaganlab.com
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.