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Research Assistant III – Immuno-Assay Development

[45710BR] The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University seeks a talented and enthusiastic individual to work as a Research Assistant III in the Immuno-Materials and Programmable Nanomaterials platform. This person will assist Wyss faculty and researchers in translating proof-of-principle experiments with major focus in immunology endpoints, from the laboratory to prototypes for commercially viable products. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, medical implants, drug delivery, immunotherapy of cancer and infectious diseases, delivery of DNA constructs and other biomaterials in vivoto understand mechanism(s) of action of such novel products. The candidate will have many opportunities to plan, perform, develop, as well as transfer immune cell based assays as appropriate, while characterizing biomaterial-based human therapeutics.

The successful candidate will participate in the academic community and researchers with industrial background, helping to define and create the technology and culture at Wyss. In addition to laboratory work, he/she will be provided opportunities to participate in the development of strategic plans for commercialization, including helping draft patent applications and present results to potential industrial partners. Collaboration with other Wyss personnel to achieve objectives and enhance service quality is expected.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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