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Temporary Lab Assistant
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Jan. 28, 2019
Title Temporary Lab Assistant
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Department Corporate Programs Life Science -JM
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Temporary Lab Assistant


Corporate Programs Life Science -JM

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

The Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC) is looking for a temporary lab assistant. The BETC is a 10,000 sq ft facility that is dedicated to hands-on biomanufacturing labs. Activities at the center include training programs for industry professionals, graduate programs and research projects. This position will report to the manager of operations for the center and duties will include routine lab operations, preparation of upcoming trainings, maintenance of equipment, etc. Labs focus on cell culture, chromatography, TFF, etc.

-Assist the Manager of the Operations with daily preparation of labs
-Maintenance and cleaning of equipment
-Preparing the center for activities occurring in the facility including technical trainings, graduate labs, research projects, etc.
-Perform other duties as assigned
-Bachelor's Degree (recommended) in Life Sciences or Engineering
-Work independently after direction and training
-Ability to work on multiple projects
-Familiarity with bioprocessing
-Familiarity in a lab setting

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

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About WPI

WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI

WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.

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