Research Technician I 9/1/2016
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT: The Research Lab Technician is a full-time entry-level position that assists, Principal Investigators and Senior Laboratory personnel in a research laboratory. Primary responsibilities are to assist in experiments for research projects under supervision of the project head and the PI of the laboratory.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: These items should be evaluated throughout the year and included in the written annual evaluation. Prepares basic solutions and performs base-level procedures as assigned (i.e. pipetting cell and tissue culture, etc.) Maintains laboratory notebook. Has an understanding of molarity Conducts analysis of results of results, and may begin interpertation of results Sets up and prepares routine experiments as directed. Prepares lab reagents, chemicals, instruments and equipment. May perform independent literature searches. Assists with organizing materials for publication or presentation. Maintains and orders supplies
SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: Ability to work independently and as a team member. Good communication skills Computer literacy Working knowledge of research protocols. Must be able to perform multiple tasks independently.
EDUCATION: BA/BS Required
EXPERIENCE: Some lab experience in addition to school lab experience desirable, but not required. Undergraduate coursework or projects completed may be considered related experience, and may be credited upon hire.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Duties will be performed in a research laboratory.
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