Senior Research Support Associate, Irvine Lab

Updated: about 21 hours ago
Location: Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS

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SENIOR RESEARCH SUPPORT ASSOCIATE, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research-Irvine Lab, to support ongoing immunoengineering research for the development of cancer immunotherapy and HIV vaccines. Will work under the supervision of a senior lab member and provide technical assistance with immunoengineering projects. Responsibilities will primarily include support studies in mice, including animal handling, injections, tumor monitoring, non-invasive imaging, necropsies, and flow cytometry sample preparation. Efforts will also include helping with the preparation and testing of RNA-based vaccines, mammalian cell culture, and antibody and cytokine ELISAs. Significant contributions will be appropriately recognized by authorship on subsequent publications. The Irvine Lab believes that diversity fuels creativity and strives to empower all to express their identity and contribute their talent.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  high school diploma; prior exposure to a research lab; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; ability to work both independently and as part of a team; comfort working with animals and analyzing, summarizing, and reporting results to researchers; demonstrated commitment to exceeding quality standards, providing exceptional services, and producing accurate and high-quality work; meticulous attention to detail; practiced documentation skills; and an awareness of basic safety issues and the ability to follow safety procedures and maintain a safe work environment. PREFERRED:  undergraduate degree in immunology, biological sciences, biochemistry, bioengineering, or related area; and experience with murine animal models or fields related to immunology.  Job #21270-4

Job Grade 4
Hourly rate: $19.25-$26.08 based on years of experience


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