Full-time, Paid, Research Associate I, Genome Biology

October 5, 2020

Mon., August 24

Position Description
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.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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.

Position Requirements

  • 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

Time Commitment

Full-time, with a wo-year minimum commitment required.