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


Job Description:

The Research Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the technical activities, some experimental protocols, and infrastructure of Dr. Wafik El-Deiry's research group in relation to the operation of his research laboratory. Act as a technical resource to lab researchers to develop and/or resolve technical issues in line with their research goals. Assists with conducting laboratory experiments as the major job function. Troubleshoot laboratory instrumentation and equipment.  Evaluate and procure material and equipment for lab personnel. Monitor compliance with institution biosafety regulations in conjunction with the Laboratory Manager.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in biological sciences and a minimum of 1-2 years' experience in molecular and cellular biology laboratory required, and or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Competencies

  • Excellent organizational, record keeping, task prioritization, and report preparation skills.
  • Ability to support lab group and to interact with a diverse range of individuals.
  • Outstanding problem‐solving skills, ability to implement solutions. 
  • Strong knowledge of fluorescence microscopy, cell culture, and molecular biology techniques. 
  • Candidate must have excellent verbal and communication skills, able to present complex data in clear presentations.
  • Computer proficiency in MAC and PC.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data.
  • Ability to work independently as well as attention to detail.

Criminal and education background check required.

Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, in the administration of its policies, programs, and activities. The University recognizes and rewards individuals on the basis of qualifications and performance. 

Recruiting Start Date:


Job Posting Title:

Research Assistant


Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Grade 8

Worker Type:


Worker Sub-Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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.

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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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