Science & Research Careers at Lifespan

Research Assistant Job

Job Number: RIH16717

Job Title: Research Assistant

Department: 1ORTH Ehrlich HCC - 7761007

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited undergraduate institution with experience and authority in the subject matter of the research project in question.


•Research and collect data through complex techniques including Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), RNA isolation, Flow Cytometry, Cell Culture work, etc. as well as basic lab bench work procedure.
•Be able to interpret, synthesize and analyze data
•Carry out peer reviews of written publications and presentations to validate theories and inform research;
•Plan and modify research techniques, procedures, tests, equipment or software management
•Write, read and edit materials for publication and presentation.
•Meet with faculty supervisor on regular basis to maintain ongoing communication regarding the quality of the assistant’s performance