BWH-Technical Research Assistant I-40-Day-Pathology
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Health and Safety

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Working under the general supervision of the Principal Investigators and Laboratory Manager, and in accordance with established hospital policies and procedures, conducts a variety of routine experiments where methodologies are clearly established. Calculates, transcribes, and analyzes data using basic statistics. May perform literature searches under the direction of the supervisor.


1. Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine tests following established methodologies. Routine tests include animal necropsy, handling of human and mouse specimens (e.g. formalin-fixed paraffin embedded materials), sectioning and staining of histology slides, performance of immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence stains, image digitization and scanning, and analyses using various software.

2. Prepares and maintains tissue and cell cultures.

3. Assists and performs various molecular studies, e.g. RT-PCR, Western blot.

4. Records data, summarizes, and analyzes results using basic statistics.

5. Prepares laboratory reagents, chemicals, instruments, and equipment.

6. Maintains supplies inventory in accordance with departmental procedures.

7. Discusses progress of work regularly with supervisor.

8. All other similar duties as assigned.


BS in biological/physical science required.

New graduates with strong interest in pursuing a career in biomedical research is a plus.


• Good organizational skills, detail oriented

• Sound degree of computer literacy

• Ability to methodically record data and to analyze data using basic statistics

• Ability to perform a variety of routine tests and prioritize work

• Good interpersonal and communication skills

• Ability to demonstrate professionalism

EEO Statement
Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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