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Company: Brown University
Location: Providence, RI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Description:

The Fairbrother Laboratory uses a combination of computational biology and high throughput genomics techniques to identify functional elements in the genome. The Laboratory seeks to understand recognition events important in gene expression (i.e transcription and RNA splicing).

This position provides essential laboratory operational support and is required for efficient operation of Dr. Fairbrother's lab during the peak season of incoming Brown undergraduate researchers.  This position will assist with washing dishes, ordering supplies, catalog stocks and reagents, and perform basic molecular biology tasks.

Education and Experience

  • Required: High school diploma

Job Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Interest in RNA biology and human health.

  • Connection with Washington University a plus but not required.

  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community.

Background and education check required. 

Recruiting Start Date:


Job Posting Title:

Lab Assistant


Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry


Grade 6

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Worker Sub-Type:

Seasonal/Intermittent (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)

Time Type:

Part time

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:

In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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