Cover Letter Example For Research Assistant (2020)

[Lebron Campbell]
[Number, Street Name]
[City, ZIP, State]
[Phone Number]
[Email Address]

[Date, Year] (Sep 28, 2020)

[Mary Carter]
[Hiring Manager]
[Faculty X]
[Number, Street Name]
[City, ZIP, State]

Dear Ms. Carter,

With reference to your job posting on [Web address] under section [‘Careers at’], I am interested in the position as undergraduate assistant at your faculty. I had the pleasure of speaking with [Name Surname] at the CA Biology Event in Los Angeles, and he suggested that I contact you about the job opening. With a bachelor’s degree in Biology and knowledge of general cell and molecular laboratory techniques I am confident to be of great addition to your research team.

To shortly introduce myself, my name is [Lebron Campbell] and I am currently pursuing a master’s degree in Biology at the California Institute of Technology with an expected completion date of July 2021. Last week, I read an interesting article about one of your general laboratory operations on genotyping and hyperoxic exposure to mice. The laboratory approaches and techniques happen to be exactly what I search for in my professional growth. Therefore, I am thrilled about the prospect to contribute to your general laboratory operations and assist as an undergraduate research assistant.

In 2020, I graduated magna cum laude (3.8 GPA) with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and relevant coursework in the areas of Molecular, Cell Biology and Biochemistry. Throughout the years, I have worked on more than 90 animal and cell work projects which gave me a basic understanding of laboratory approaches and techniques. My technical skills include, but are not limited to, using various laboratory data programs (see resume). These software systems have been used to implement modification to a molecular tool to analyze small molecules in vivo with 160% greater clarity and precision.

I welcome the opportunity to discuss my candidacy and elaborate on my laboratory approaches and techniques. The attached resume includes detailed information on [subject]. If you have any questions concerning my application, you can reach me at [Phone number]. Thank you for your time and consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards,

Lebron Campbell

Cover Letter Example Research Assistant