Temporary Lab Worker

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Temporary Lab Worker


Biomedical Engineering - JM

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

We seek to hire a temporary lab worker to join our interdisciplinary research team. The ideal candidate will primarily contribute to the operations of our tissue regeneration lab, with a focus on the design of novel biomaterials scaffolds to promote the repair of damaged tissues and organs. The candidate's work will support ongoing initiatives in the development of composite scaffolds. The position will provide opportunity for exposure to cross-disciplinary reaching initiatives. Funding for the position is secured for 6 months.

Job Description
An interest in biomaterials, materials science, as well as materials fabrication and characterization are essential. In addition to working with original laboratory equipment for fabricating scaffolds, the lab worker will be responsible for creating buffer solutions as well as measuring and testing the properties of the scaffold.

  • Fundamental wet lab chemistry skills. Experience making and characterizing basis laboratory solutions.
  • Experience or interest in biomaterials or materials fabrication (please describe in cover letter).
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment to accomplish goals within a deadline.Strong organizational and communications skills.

    United States of America (Non-Exempt)

    WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

    To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Temporary-Lab-Worker_R0000537

    About WPI
    WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

    Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
    WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 7/8/2019
    Application Due: 8/8/2019
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