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Senior Research Assistant - Immunology Center Job

Job Number: TMH15139

Job Title: Senior Research Assistant- Immunology Center

Department: 2MINF Kantor HCC - 7861010

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

BS/BA in related field. Master’s degree desirable.


Minimum 2 years’ professional research experience.

Minimum 2 years’ laboratory experience preferred.

Data entry skills and PC experience required.

Preferred experience in laboratory procedures, including but not limited to, nucleic acid extraction; primer design; PCR amplification and purification; real time PCR; sequencing; sequence assembly and editing; assay troubleshooting; cloning; site directed mutagenesis; next generation sequencing.

Under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator, and within established policies and procedures, performs scientific investigative research in biomedical areas; researches literature in the field; assists in maintaining laboratory; participates in the design of experimental protocols and develops new procedures to carry out established research objectives; conducts experiments and attends to laboratory procedures; conducts research according to established protocols; collects and analyzes data; assists in writing grants, presentations and papers for publication based on the research performed.