Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary RESEARCH ASSISTANT in Boston, Massachusetts

Description Grousbeck Gene Therapy Center Vandenberghe Laboratory Gene Transfer Vector Core Schepens Research Institutute, Boston MA 02114

The Grousbeck Gene Therapy Center are looking for a motivated, talented, and eager to learn Research Assistant to support the research activities in the Center. Our research is focused on studies in the field of gene therapy and building transformative medicine for disease with unmet need. We are therefore looking to hire a Research Assistant for the following responsibilities

  • Tissue culture and viral vector production

  • Support of investigator-led studies in vitro and in vivo Biochemistry and molecular biology studies and support The position will provide diverse and independent responsibilities in a context of a team that provides support and training. We encourage all members of the lab to pursue independent research projects. Applicants are required to be highly motivated to support a highly productive life science research program, independent, a teamplayer, and have a Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences. Prior laboratory and tissue culture experience is highly desired, but not required. Please format a single file application package with cover letter, resume, and names and contact information on 3 references for submission with a a filename made up of first and last name.

Requirements MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Position requires a bachelor's degree, preferably in the biological or physical sciences. Knowledge of relational database (e.g., Paradox or Access), graphics, spreadsheets and other software packages (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) helpful. Experience working in a clinical research setting (1+ years) is desirable.

Individual must possess strong quantitative, organizational, and communication (verbal and written) skills. Must have the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple job tasks, to complete responsibilities within strict timelines, and to work independently as well as part of a team.

Requisition Number: 16-0018

Post Date: 1/28/2016


Department: Vandenberghe

Shift: Day

Hours Per Week: 37

City: Boston

State: MA