Senior Research Support Staff, MIT BioMicro Center
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
August 26, 2017
Full-time - Experienced
Higher Education Institution
Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
SENIOR RESEARCH SUPPORT STAFF, Biology-MIT BioMicro Center, to join a highly collaborative technical team supporting a broad range of biological research projects in cancer, infectious disease, environmental health, and other topics in basic and applied biology. Will provide service and support for a variety of cutting-edge, high data content technologies including next-generation sequencing and automated liquid handling; perform a broad range of genomic and molecular biology techniques; and participate in the adoption of high-throughput methodologies.
The MIT BioMicro Center is an integrated genomics core facility that provides access to cutting edge technology, assistance with experimental methodologies, and user training to scientists in over 100 labs across four departments and centers.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: at least one year of experience working in a laboratory setting and excellent interpersonal and computer skills in order to train and assist users with techniques and data analysis. Ideal candidates have direct experience with high throughput and genomic technologies, are capable of productive interactions with all levels of Institute researchers, possess a solid understanding of molecular biology, and are able to rapidly grasp new fields of study. Seek a self-motivated individual who is eager to acquire new knowledge and skills on a regular basis and demonstrates critical thinking skills. Must be highly organized, motivated, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. A bachelor's or master's degree in biological science and significant experience in genomics, molecular biology, or automation are strongly preferred. Job #15128-5
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