Full-time, Paid, Research Associate I, Genome Biology
October 5, 2020
Mon., August 24
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard is looking for a full-time research associate. An ideal candidate will be intrinsically driven, have a background in molecular biology, and an interest in gene regulation.
Assisting with the development, optimization, and implementation of novel functional genomics assays
Performing molecular biology techniques, such as molecular cloning, transcription factor over expression in mammalian cells, ChIP-seq and RNA-seq • Genome editing experiments
Flow cytometry/ FACS • Mammalian cell culture
Working with team members to develop, design, and carry out experiments that are essential to the group’s collective success
Interpreting primary literature, experimental results and design follow-up experiments
Documenting, summarizing and presenting findings in individual and group meetings
Consulting with team leader and other scientists on priorities, methods, and timelines
Maintaining a detailed organizational plan and record to ensure successful and timely completion of required tasks.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or related field and an interest in gene regulation.
2+ years of experience in a research laboratory
Strong technical knowledge of and experience with experimental genomics and genome engineering methods
Experience with molecular cloning a plus
Experience with mammalian cell culture and protein expression a plus
Experience with next-generation sequencing, FACS, chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) a plus
Full-time, with a wo-year minimum commitment required.