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Harvard University Laboratory Technician in Cambridge, Massachusetts

52691BRAuto req ID:52691BRJob Code:403096 Laboratory Technician Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Laboratory TechnicianSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:049Time Status:Part-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:High school graduate or equivalent with some related college courses preferred.Additional Qualifications and Skills:Experience in laboratory work preferred.Additional Information:This is a one-year term position from date of hire, contingent on performance and continued funding availability to support the position.

Offer contingent on successful completion of the pre-placement medical evaluation.

Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:

Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.

Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.

Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.

Tuition Assistance Program: 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.

Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.

Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events, and many discounts throughout metro Boston.

The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Department:GeneticsPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:This is a Part-time position, 18 hours per week, Monday-Wednesday from 9:00am to 4:00pm with a one hour unpaid lunch.Job Function:Research Job-Specific Responsibilities:

Under supervision key responsibilities include:

Prepares research data for analysis and diagnosis, performing duties such as cutting,embedding and staining tissue, mounting slides, and preparing complex chemical solutions and media. Reprogramming, maintaining and differentialing human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). Establishing cellular phenotypic assays.

School/Unit:Harvard Medical School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job Summary:You will play a hands-on role in a highly collaborative and dynamic group that develops and implements technologies to differentiate and characterize cellular models. We will use these models for high-throughput phenotypic assays to discover novel targets and processes that can inform therapeutic development.