RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I
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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe research technicians responsibilities include performing routine and advanced cell sorts on our facilities sorters and analyzers, oversee the self-run program, and contribute to the overall leadership of the facility.
The technician will also help users with self-run data acquisition and computer-based data analysis, and share responsibilities in administration, scheduling, budget management and teaching.
Operating and maintaining flow cytometers, including daily QC, daily/monthly cleaning, and record keeping
Consulting with facility researchers regarding instrument troubleshooting, panel design and data analysis
Continuing education in new cytometry methods and facility specific protocols
Routine laboratory tasks such as:
General cleaning and organizing of work areas and computer stations
Monitoring and ordering supplies
Updating and editing of lab documents
Responding to emails sent to the facility account
0-1yr cytometry experience
Requires a Bachelors degree, or equivalent experience with a scientific background. Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences preferred
Experience with both PC and MAC computer systems
Familiarity with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Customer service experience preferred
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Shows interest in acquiring new skills
Interacts respectfully with other facility staff, facility users, and all professional staff to respond in an appropriate and timely manner
Remains thoughtful and calm in unexpected or stressful situations Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.