Kean Lab is looking for a highly motivated team player to support our translational studies on cellular therapy, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and immune tolerance. This position will work under supervision of a lead scientist. Successful candidate will have strong background on molecular cloning, mammalian cultures, multicolor flow cytometry, cDNA library prep, etc. We are looking for someone with strong work ethics, meticulous organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to learn quickly.
Independently decides which techniques may be appropriate for specific experimental investigations and carries out those experiments with minimal supervision or independently.
Processing blood and tissue biopsy samples.
Performing multicolor flow cytometry and cell sorting.
Performing molecular cloning and gene editing experiments.
Managing biorepository, study heatmaps, and inventory.
Critically evaluates experimental results independently and provides summaries or interpretation of results to PI.
RA II plus under minimal supervision.
Contributing to the team within and between departments and organizations.
Coaching RA I and RA II, interns, Co-Ops on basic lab techniques.
Calculating, graphs and compiles data obtained, maintaining records and logs of work performed; uses computer to perform statistical analyses.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree, AND a minimum three years of relevant experience OR Masters of Science AND one year of 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.
Certification, Registration, or Licensure not required.
Strong background on immunology, molecular biology, microbiology, or biochemistry.
Previous experience in multicolor flow cytometry, molecular cloning, RT/PCR.
Experience in CRISPR/cas9 gene editing is a plus.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Able to work with flexible hours, sometimes in the late afternoon and evening as needed.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Flexible schedule (if applicable). 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.
Internal Number: 2908266
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.