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Vacancy for Research Assistant at Harvard University in the USA

Vacancy for Research Assistant at Harvard University in the USA

Country: USA
City: Boston, MA
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Apply for Vacancy for Research Assistant at Harvard University in the USA. The category for this job is Laboratory and Research.


The Wyss Institute’s mission is to transform healthcare and the environment by emulating the way nature builds. We harness the freedom of academia and the focus of industry in order to translate revolutionary technologies into commercial products and solutions. Also, at the Wyss Institute, faculty from premier academic and clinical institutions, collaborate with staff scientists, postdocs, graduate students, industry experts, business development leaders, and entrepreneurs across disciplines to invent and de- risk new technologies that don’t just succeed at making it to the market – they disrupt it. \

About the role:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Research Assistant II to join our team. Reporting to the Staff Scientist, you will work on the development of new diagnostic technologies for neurodegenerative diseases and other diseases.

Basic Qualification:

  • College background in a biological science or related field is required.
  • Also, at least one year of lab research experience in molecular biology or biochemistry is required. Higher education may count towards years of experience.

Desirable Skills:

The incumbent must meet the following for Vacancy for Research Assistant in the USA:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a biological science or related field strongly preferred.
  • 2+ years of research experience, preferably experience with nucleic analysis and/or protein biochemistry is preferred
  • Also, experience with one or more of the following is advantageous:
    • ELISA
    • Likewise, Next generation sequencing (NGS) library construction
    • Programming of liquid handling robots
    • Additionally, programming experience (Python or R) and expertise in computational analysis of large biological datasets


  • Time Off: 3 – 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 12.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
  • Moreover, medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
  • Likewise, University-funded retirement plan contributions from 5% to 15% of eligible compensation, based on age and earnings with full vesting after 3 years of service.
  • Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
  • Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
  • Additionally, wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
  • Facilities access and Discounts: Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.

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Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline31 May,2021
Company Name Harvard University
CityBoston, MA



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