Research Assistant - Georgetown University Medical Center

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Research Assistant - Georgetown University Medical Center

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Our team is looking for a Research Assistant who would be willing to work with human infectious agents, HIV and others pathogens in human and animal models. Duties include:

  • Responsible of the operation and maintenance of the flow cytometer.
  • Perform flow cytometry-based immunological assays
  • Flow cytometry and animal models (previous experience preferable).
  • Perform cellular immunology assays, molecular biology assays and flow cytometry based immune assays and cell culture.
  • Assist PI with experiments involving small rodents (mice) and colony maintenance.
  • When appropriate, assist other laboratory personnel in carrying out experiments, training and other duties.
  • Cell culture of primary human T cells, and work with small rodents (mice).
  • Maintains and updates specific databases.
  • Keep good records of experiments, reports result applicable to the unit/area of research.
  • Perform ordering of reagents.

  • College and/or Masters Science.
  • Experience working in a lab with cellular techniques, tissue culture human and/or mice.
  • Technical qualifications and specialized certifications necessary to successfully complete the work should also be listed in this area.

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Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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Posted: 6/7/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2033
Work Type: Full Time