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 the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Biobank and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Research Assistant I will be responsible for:
Accession research specimens including cells, fluid, nucleic acid, and tissue.
Performing pre-analytical specimen processing including aliquoting, blood fractionation, DNA normalization, and nucleic acid extraction & QC.
Managing specimen inventory.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree.
Excellent organizational skills.
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Enjoy working in a team setting.
Familiarity with biobanking, Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), and/or Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) are preferred, but not required.
The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
The Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) Biobank is an institutional core laboratory. We provide the BCH community with a comprehensive repository of clinically annotated human biological materials for research and offer high-quality specimen processing, management, and storage services. We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a research assistant to support our daily operations.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched 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). Discover your best.
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.
Internal Number: 2635643
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.