Research Assistant (20 hours), Lombardi Comprehensive Care Center - Georgetown University Medical C

Washington D.C.
Sep 19, 2018
Apr 05, 2019
Analyst, Research
Education, Research
Full Time
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Research Assistant (20 hours), Lombardi Comprehensive Care Center - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC), part of Georgetown University Medical Center, seeks to prevent, treat and cure cancers by linking scientific discovery, expert and compassionate patient care, quality education and partnership with the community — guided by the principle of cura personalis, “care for the whole person.”

The Research Assistant provides research assistance and carries out experiments related to sponsored and non-sponsored research - for example, molecular biology applications, animal handling and husbandry for in vivo experiments, and working with biological materials including cell lines derived from human and non-human sources. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Generates and interprets data associated with specific projects, and will be expected to present research findings at lab meetings.
  • Involved in preparation of manuscripts, posters, or other media to facilitate the presentation of the final results of these research projects to the scientific community.
  • Engages in research activities as directed by Principle Investigator


  • Master's degree or equivalent work experience in a biomedical science
  • At least three years of experience working in a breast cancer research lab

Candidates will be expected to have expertise in the following areas:

  • Molecular biology (protein, RNA, DNA analysis)
  • Murine models of breast cancer (xenograft, syngeneic, GEMM)
  • Molecular imaging (immunofluorescence and/or immunohistochemistry)

This position is part-time/20 hours per week.

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