Boston, Massachusetts

Job Posting Description

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine and specialized laboratory experiments, specimen preparations and procedures primarily for a COVID-19 research study. Utilizes specialized laboratory equipment and analysis of data generated by this equipment. Values Statement Embodies the Hospital’s core values in all interactions with patients, families, and colleagues.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining a large COVID-19 biobank and LIMS requiring exceptional attention to detail. Involves organizing, barcoding, and retrieving samples in -80o C freezers.

  • Conducts aseptic technique while handling human specimens. Familiar with working in a Biosafety Level II Lab safety cabinet and pipetting small quantities. Familiar with centrifuging, aliquoting, and ideally, PBMC isolation.

  • Performs techniques typically required for the laboratory and can work confidently with equipment. Troubleshoots procedures and assists with planning specific research procedures.

  • Maintains accurate records of results and methodologies into a log of work performed. Compiles and helps analyze data, preparing charts, graphs, and results of studies.

  • Demonstrates basic laboratory techniques to laboratory assistants and technicians, research fellows, residents and students.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in  STEM field.
  • Work requires the analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in-depth, experienced-based knowledge.
  • Work requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Children's Hospital is a 404-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Boston Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age. (Our services can begin interventions at 15 weeks gestation and in some situations we also treat adults.)

We have approximately 25,000 inpatient admissions each year and our 200+ specialized clinical programs schedule 557,000 visits annually. Last year, the hospital performed more than 26,500 surgical procedures and 214,000 radiological examinations.

Our team of physicians and nurses has been recognized by a number of independent organizations for overall excellence, and we're proud to share some notable examples with you here.

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