Job Opportunity: Research Technician I Position

Posted: February 28, 2017

A research technician position is available at the Cardiovascular Research Center of the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the laboratory of Dr. Christiane Wrann located in the Charlestown Research Lab. Our lab focuses on the molecular mechanisms of the beneficial effects of exercise on metabolism and the brain. A research technician is sought for participation in research projects involving a wide range of potential techniques including molecular-based screenings, cell culture work, and physiology in genetic mouse models. The technician will work closely with the PI to help complete ongoing projects. The technician will also be involved in the organization of the lab, e.g. ordering supplies or participation in joint upkeep of the lab.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated with a genuine interest in science. In return we offer great training and mentoring in a highly collaborative environment and the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge science.

Qualifications:
Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree in the sciences, including laboratory coursework in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or Genetics. Previous lab research experience is a plus, but not mandatory as training will be provided. Additionally, excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team, are required. A two year commitment is highly desirable. The position is available immediately or for a start date before June 15th, 2017.

EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

 

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and references to:

Dr. Christiane Wrann: cwrann@mgh.harvard.edu