GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT: A Research Laboratory Technician position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Henry Kronenberg in the Endocrine Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). This is a full-time position, and the primary responsibility is to assist in ongoing research studies under the supervision of a Principal Investigator in the Endocrine Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. The MGH Endocrine Unit is a leader in investigating, diagnosing and treating disorders of bone and mineral metabolism. Dr. Kronenberg’s laboratory uses genetically modified mice to determine the mechanisms used by parathyroid hormone and parathyroid hormone-related protein to regulate bone development and metabolism in health and disease. Responsibilities include collection of and accurate recording of procedures and results, maintenance of databases used in the lab, ordering necessary reagents to conduct experiments, and participation in joint upkeep of the lab. This position requires a person who has Bachelor of Science/Arts degree in molecular/cell biology, biochemistry or a related field, pays attention to details, is capable of working independently under close supervision after initial training, possesses good verbal and written communication skills, and works well as part of a team.
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