Research Assistant I - Dana Lab
Boston, MA 
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Job Description

The Laboratory of Dr. Reza Dana at the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time position as a Research Assistant to study the immunopathogenesis of corneal transplantation. Studies will include working with animal models of ocular inflammation.

Essential Functions

  • The successful candidate will support multiple research projects and participate in all phases of research, including designing some of the experiments, preparation and conduct of studies, and data collection and analysis.
  • Work closely with postdoctoral research fellow(s) and lab PI.
  • Attendance at lab and project meetings

About Us:

Massachusetts Eye and Ear is an international center for treatment and home to the world's largest vision and hearing research centers. Mass. Eye and Ear is a member of Mass General Brigham and a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.
Mass. Eye and Ear clinicians are driven by a mission to find cures for blindness, deafness and diseases of the head and neck. Internationally acclaimed since its founding in 1824, Mass. Eye and Ear employs full-time, board-certified physicians who offer high quality and affordable specialty care that ranges from the routine to the very complex. Learn more about our Mission, Vision and Values and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on our site.
Providing a safe environment for everyone is the core tenet of our Safe Care Commitment. Across Mass General Brigham, employees are doing their part to ensure that the hospitals, clinics, practices and office spaces across our system are safe and ready.

Mass. Eye and Ear physicians are located at our main campus in Boston, and at our suburban locations in the greater Boston and Providence areas, across 21 locations.

  • Candidates with at least a bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred)
  • Solid research expertise (2+ years)
  • Having experience in handling animals, chemicals, operating laboratory equipment, generating and analyzing data, as well as computer skills, are highly desirable.
  • Good interpersonal, communication, organizational, teamwork, and time management skills are essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Please send your CV, brief research background, and the names of three references to Mojgan Pishyareh at

EEO Statement Massachusetts Eye and Ear is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, sex, pregnancy or conditions related to pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs
Primary Location: MA-Boston-MEI Mass Eye and Ear Schepens Eye Research
Work Locations:
MEI Mass Eye and Ear Schepens Eye Research
20 Staniford St
Boston 02114
Job: Research - Other
Organization: Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Recruiting Department: MEI Dana Lab
Job Posting: May 10, 2021


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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