Hebrew SeniorLife

  • Research Assistant

    Job Locations US-MA-Roslindale
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  • Overview

    This is a temporary position reporting to the Community Life Leader, in collaboration with others, carries out research activities on various products/projects. Makes detailed observations, analyzes data and interprets results. May exercise technical discretion in the design, execution and interpretation of experiments that contribute to projects. Prepares technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analyses. Strong technical skills required. Bachelor’s degree and/or 3 years related experience preferred.


    • Prepares technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analyses. 
    • Maintains familiarity with current scientific literature. 
    • The above covers the most significant responsibilities of the position.  It does not, however, exclude other duties, which would be in conformity with the level of the position.


    • B.S. degree in scientific discipline, 2-3 years of related laboratory experience.
    • Must be professional, proactive, collaborative, conscientious and results-oriented individual.  Must have an optimistic and positive demeanor, excellent oral and written communication skills, good intuition and able to adapt to changing priorities and display good, sound judgment.
    • Superb organizational skills. Must have solid analytical skills.  Must be creative and proactive yet disciplined, discriminating and able to streamline work volume in order to maintain bottom line efforts in midst of multi-tasking and daily re-prioritizing. Must have ability to innovate, think strategically and conceptually, manage multiple projects simultaneously and handle even difficult situations.
    • Must be motivated to learn and flexible to change.
    • Computer literacy required; experience with databases, Windows, Word, Excel, and databases.

    • Must be able to lift, pull, and pushing 50 (fifty) pounds.


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