MIT Biotechnology Group

Platelet Biogenesis Research Associate

Research Associate (BA/BS level)

We are looking for a driven independent thinker with a monster work ethic that shares our long-term vision for a donor independent blood system. Initiative and creative problem solving are priorities since you’ll be partnering with us to fundamentally disrupt a firmly established industry.

Duties and Responsibilities

Because we are a startup, the position calls for duties that are broad and variable, with significant opportunity for advancement. Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Perform experiments, which may be moderate to complex with increasing independence.
  • Record data and analyze results using basic statistics.
  • Maintain and perform experiments with cells in tissue culture.
  • Minimal pre-clinical rodent work (mouse handling, injections and some surgery).
  • Help to prepare presentations and written articles for publication.
  • Prepare laboratory reagents, chemicals, instruments, and maintain equipment.
  • Maintain operations and supplies inventory in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • There may be some travel to local area research labs for collaborations, trainings, & operational expansion.


  • American citizens or permanent residents (green card holders) only.
  • B.A/B.S with significant biological/physical science coursework preferred.
  • Experience with techniques in molecular biology, cell biology, or biochemistry is desirable.
  • Can work productively and develop cohesive team relationships
  • High degree of computer literacy in Mac/PC based OS environments
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to logically and effectively structure tasks and set priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data statistically and to present it logically

Please send cover letter and CV/resume to:



Post expires at 2:19pm on Friday May 19th, 2017

2 Responses

Leave a Reply