Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Position open for a Genomics Research Assistant at Harvard Medical School to join an exciting research lab investigating immunological tolerance, in relation with autoimmune disease, cancer and antiviral responses. The Research Assistant will belong to a team analyzing gene expression and its regulation in cells of the immune system, using several cutting edge tools in genomics and epigenomics (gene expression, chromatin analysis). Will also work in the context of ImmGen, an international research consortium, helping with coordination, interacting with scientists worldwide for flow of materials and data. Will participate in computational data analysis, in relation with bioinformaticians or immunologists in the lab or in collaborating institutions in Boston. Will also participate generally in the lab's operation and management of equipment and supplies. We are looking for a team player, with strong organizational and multitasking abilities, who will work closely with several other research scientists inside and outside the lab
This is a one-year term position from date of hire, contingent upon funding and work performance.
Offer contingent upon successful completion of a pre-placement medical evaluation.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 052
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
At least one year related work experience in molecular biology or genomics (relevant laboratory coursework may count towards experience).
College degree will count toward experience, and familiarity with computer usage. BA/BS or Masters preferred
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 52257BR
About Harvard University Medical School
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.