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Research Assistant II - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown Univerisity Washington, DC
  • Expired: September 21, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


The Research Technician II develops solutions to complex problems which require the regular application of scientific principles in order to conduct experimental tests and procedures in a research laboratory. S/he performs routine tasks in a research environment, assists staff in laboratory, and dispenses supplies to laboratories. The incumbent conducts research experiments independently with supervision and in collaboration with research scientists, postdoctoral fellows, and both undergraduate and graduate student to contribute to an enriching work environment.
+ Performs experiments using tissue culture techniques, western blot analysis, cryo-sectioning, immuno-histo chemistry, protein quantification, and enzyme linked immunosorbent assays.
+ Maintains a detailed and organized notebook that documents experiments accordingly.
+ Provides ready access to all experimental data.
+ Utilizes advanced knowledge of specific scientific protocols to analyze, interpret, and/or make deductions based on data obtained through scientific experimentation.
+ Writes reports and presents data based on findings from experiments conducted for assigned projects.
+ Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications
+ B.A/B. S in biological sciences or an appropriate related field; Master's in the biological sciences is preferred
+ At least 1-2 years' lab experience
+ Experience in Neuroscience, preferably Neurodegenerative diseases, is preferred but not required

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EEO Statement:
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.
Georgetown University is one of the world's leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.

Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. Students are challenged to engage in the world and become men and women in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community.

These values are at the core of Georgetown's identity, binding members of the community across diverse backgrounds.

Georgetown Univerisity


Washington, DC
20044 USA