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Posted:
8/9/2019
Job Category:
Research
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Anesthesia/Research Assistant I/Regular/40 Hours/Day
Brigham and Women's Hospital | Boston, Massachusetts
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Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Working under general supervision of Principal Investigator, and in accordance with established hospital policies and procedures, conducts a variety of routine experiments where methodologies are clearly established. Calculates, transcribes, and analyzes data using basic statistics. May perform literature searches under direction of supervisor.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Under general supervision, prepares bacterial and mammalian samples for HPLC, GC-MS, MALDI-TOF and LC-MS/MS analysis.


* Prepares and maintains bacterial and mammalian cell cultures.


* May prepare radioactive and non-radioactive samples for lipid analysis.


* Record data, summarizes, and analyzes results using basic statistics.


* Prepares laboratory reagents, chemicals, instruments and equipment.


* Maintains supplies inventory in accordance with departmental procedures.


* Discusses progress of work regularly with supervisor.


* All other duties, as assigned.



QUALIFICATIONS:

BS in chemistry/biological science is required. Experience and coursework in analytical chemistry, organic chemistry and/or biochemistry is preferred.

New graduate with relevant course or project work.

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

* Good organizational skills, detail oriented


* Sound degree of computer literacy


* Ability to methodically record data and to analyze data using basic statistics


* Ability to perform a variety of routine tests and prioritize work


* Good interpersonal and communication skills


* Ability to demonstrate professionalism

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

About Brigham and Women's Hospital

Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is a 757-bed nonprofit teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a founding member of Partners HealthCare, an integrated health care delivery network. In July of 2008, the hospital opened the Carl J. and Ruth Shapiro Cardiovascular Center, the most advanced center of its kind. BWH is committed to excellence in patient care with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery. The BWH medical preeminence dates back to 1832, and today that rich history in clinical care is coupled with its national leadership in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives and its dedication to educating and training the next generation of health care professionals. Through investigation and discovery conducted at its Biomedical Research Institute (BRI), BWH is an international leader in basic, clinical and translational research on human diseases, involving more than 860 physician-investigators and renowned biomedical scientists and faculty supported by more than $416 M in funding. BWH is also home to major landmark epidemiologic population studies, including the Nurses' and Physicians' Health Studies and the Women's Health Initiative.

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