RESEARCH ASSISTANT, School of Public Health, Environmental Health

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RESEARCH ASSISTANT, School of Public Health, Environmental Health

Tracking Code2543 Job Description

This position involves work in a molecular biology/cancer/immunology laboratory and requires both molecular and cellular biology skills. The successful candidate will work with a senior Research Scientist, Predoctoral fellows, and the Lab Principal Investigator on determining factors that control immune responses to oral, lung, and brain cancers and involves working with recombinant DNA, in vitro cell assays, and mice.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintaining cancer cells in vitro, transfering cancer cells to mice, treating mice, measuring tumor growth
  • Performing flow cytometry with cells from mice or cultures
  • Animal husbandry/dosing/dissection (mouse)
  • Performing qPCR, nanostring, or gene reporter assays to measure AHR gene activity in cancer-bearing mice or cells in culture
  • Lentivirus plasmid preparation
  • Lab Maintenance (stocking buffers, ordering supplies, maintaining N2 tank)


Bachelor's degree required

1-3 years experience required

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

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 2/23/2021
Application Due: 4/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time