RESEARCH TECHNICIAN I

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Boston, MA

Company
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3015254
AJE Ref #
576134049
Location
Boston, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The 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.



RESPONSIBILTIES:

Operating and maintaining flow cytometers, including daily QC, daily/monthly cleaning, and record keeping

Data management

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

Waste disposal/recycling

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



SKILLS:

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Shows interest in acquiring new skills

Problem solving

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.