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Research Assistant I Lab

Research Assistant I Lab

locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Research / Development
Full Time

02-Oct-2023

Research Assistant I Lab

Harvard Medical School

60354BR

Position Description

The duties and responsibilities of the data acquisition technician will include all aspects of electron and X-ray microscopy (EM and XNH), including sample preparation, sectioning, staining, data acquisition, and data pre-processing. Will be engaged in collaborative efforts and train new users. Will also be expected to contribute to continuing development of high-throughput connectomic methods by reporting, troubleshooting, and advancing workflows for new projects.
 

Basic Qualifications

College background or equivalent work experience, preferably in a related discipline.
 

Additional Qualifications and Skills

  • One year of related work experience (relevant coursework may count towards experience).
  • Demonstrated abilities in laboratory techniques required.
  • High level of manual dexterity and attention to detail required.
  • Appropriate communications skills required.
  • Prior experience with EM techniques is preferred.

Additional Information

This is an in-person position based on our campus in Boston.

This is a 12-month term appointment with the possibility of renewal contingent on funding.

The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvard’s Vaccine & Booster Requirements. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University’s COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University’s “COVID-19 Vaccine Information” webpage: http://www.harvard.edu/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-information/. 

Please note that we are currently conducting a majority of interviews and onboarding remotely and virtually. We appreciate your understanding.

Harvard University offers an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 12.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
  • Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
  • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
  • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, incredibly affordable classes directly at the Harvard Extension School, and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
  • Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
  • Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
  • Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events, and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

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Job Function

Research

Department Office Location

USA - MA - Boston

Job Code

403108 Research Assistant I Lab

Work Format

On-Site

Sub-Unit

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Salary Grade

052

Department

Neurobiology

Union

55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers

Time Status

Full-time

Pre-Employment Screening

Identity

Schedule

​35 hrs. per week | Monday - Friday | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

We are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace culture of faculty, staff, and students with diverse backgrounds, styles, abilities, and motivations. We appreciate and leverage the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals. Harvard Medical School Mission and Community Values

 

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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