RESEARCH ASSISTANT I / 40 HOURS / DAY / BWH ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)
JOB DESCRIPTIONGENERAL SUMMARY/OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
Working under the direction of PI, the research assistant is responsible for the organization, coordination, and conduct on a daily basis of technical activities related to orthopedic research.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Supports investigators with primary cell culture experiments.
2. Maintains data notebooks.
3. Prepares reports on data as instructed.
4. Ensures ordering and stocking of needed supplies.
5. Assists with the maintenance of a clean, orderly, and safe laboratory.
6. Performs other related duties as assigned.
BA/BS required. Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities a must. The applicant should have a strong academic record, must be creative, self-driven, reliable, and motivated to learn. The position offers the opportunity for education and hands-on learning in orthopedic research. Prior training in bench methods is preferred. Ability to communicate with multiple levels of staff and to work effectively with others in a team environment. Small animal can be handled after institutional training. Competency with MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint is required.
o Success in being trained in needed laboratory skills
o Some math and statistics skills required
o Ability to use independent judgment and to request help when needed
o Organizational skills
o Attention to detail
o Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
o Teamwork and cooperation
o Proficiency with routine office software
Professional academic laboratory environment.
Brigham and Womens Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.
BRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL I CARE STANDARDS
The I CARE Standards guide me in my interactions with patients, family members, visitors, colleagues, and neighbors in my workplace and surrounding community to optimize the Brigham experience and help fulfill my role in our mission of providing seamless, high quality patient and family centered care.
C. I WILL COMMUNICATE MY COMMITMENT TO HIGH QUALITY PERFORMANCE
A. I WILL APPEAR AND ACT AS A PROFESSIONAL
R. I WILL RESPECT ALL INDIVIDUALS
E. I WILL EXTEND MYSELF