Lab Manager / Senior Research Assistant in the Soukas lab, MGH/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
A Senior Research Assistant / Lab Manager position is available in the Soukas lab in Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. The Soukas lab, located in the ultramodern Simches Research Building on the MGH Main Campus in Downtown Boston, within the Center for Genomic Medicine, studies the complex genetics of aging, obesity, and diabetes using vertebrate and invertebrate genetics, physiology, and metabolism.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, biological or related sciences. Prior lab experience is required, and experience with mice and cell culture is also of tremendous value. The lab manager will be a full member of the lab, participating in research and in lab management and organizational tasks. The job will include independent scientific and organizational duties such as conducting an independent research project, keeping meticulous records, and presenting at lab meetings and scientific conferences. It is important that the candidate possess an eagerness to learn new scientific ideas and methods. For highly motivated individuals it is expected that they will contribute to the lab’s publications and will accordingly be credited with authorship on scientific manuscripts.
Earliest start date is May 2019, and a two-year commitment is preferred. Compensation is highly flexible and is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants may submit CV and references or questions about the position to: