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Children's Hospital Boston Research Assistant II - Endocrinology in Boston, Massachusetts

56539BRTitle:Research Assistant II - EndocrinologyDepartment:Medicine-EndocrinologyAutoReqId:56539BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join us and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This Research Assistant II will be responsible for:

  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine and specialized laboratory experimental, specimen preparations and experimental procedures for the purpose of research. Utilizes specialized laboratory equipment and analysis of data generated by this equipment.

  • Troubleshoots procedures if experimental results are unexpected or quality of specimens is poor. May suggest alternative routine procedures to crosscheck own findings. Performs techniques typically required for the laboratory/study.

  • Assists with planning specific research procedures, coordinating schedules of experiments and procedures. Develops and troubleshoots new techniques specific to the lab.

  • Maintains accurate records of results and methodologies into a log of work performed. Compiles and helps analyze data, preparing charts, graphs, and results of studies.

  • Demonstrates basic laboratory techniques to laboratory assistants and technicians, research fellows, residents and students.

  • Contributes to the team within and between departments and organizations.

To qualify, you must have:

  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree, AND a minimum of one year of relevant work experience in animal handling and wet bench experiments.

  • The analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in-depth, experienced-based knowledge.

  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

BCH offers competitive compensation and benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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