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Research Assistant I - Lab

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Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Date Posted: 11 Jan, 2020

Position Title: Research Assistant I - Lab
Position Type: Contract 
Position ID: HUJP00001888
Location: Boston, MA
Shift: Standard hours
Duration: 3 Months
Required exp: 1 – 3 years
Position Details: 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs laboratory experiments utilizing specific and proscribed techniques and equipment. 
Collects project data. Under direction, processes, organizes and summarizes data, reporting experiment results using a variety of scientific, word processing, spreadsheet or statistical software applications or program platforms. 
As a member of a project team, may assist in the design of laboratory experiments, techniques, and protocols. 
May perform routine logging and or testing of samples. May occasionally instruct others in basic laboratory techniques. 
Performs related laboratory maintenance such as maintaining and cleaning equipment and ordering supplies. 
May process orders or invoices, or undertake other clerical and simple accounting duties under the direction of administrative personnel. 
At least one year related work experience. Relevant course work may count towards experience. Demonstrated abilities in basic laboratory techniques helpful, but not required. 
Exposure to applicable computer technologies, including specific software applications, may be required. Appropriate communications skills required. 
May be required to lift, move and transport related laboratory equipment. 
May be required to work with a variety of hazardous materials. May be required to work with and handle animals. May be required to use Autoclave.