Research Assistant - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C.
Jan 18, 2018
Mar 30, 2018
Analyst, Research
Education, Research
Full Time
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Research Assistant - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University Medical Center is committed to excellence in research, education and the improvement of human health and well-being. Emphasizing service, we are dedicated to the Catholic, Jesuit principle of cura personalis — "care of the whole person."

The Research Assistant provides a wide variety of moderately complex to complex technical support for a research lab. Reporting to the Private Investigator, as well as to the other lab members assigned by the Private Investigator, the Research Assistant has additional responsibilities that include but are not limited to:

  • Assists in evaluating research methods, procedures, and techniques based on established objectives.
  • Orders necessary lab equipment as required.
  • Conducts animal breeding and general maintenance of the lab.
  • Processes cell culture and other lab techniques as assigned.


  • Associate degree; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Familiarity with day to day assistance in the laboratory such as ordering reagents, and keeping inventories
  • Ability to carry out the laboratory techniques such as Western blotting, PCR, and RT-PCR
  • Knowledge of tissue culture techniques
  • Experience in handling rodents and maintaining breeding colonies as well as collecting tissues and their processing

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EEO Statement:

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