Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Center for Immuno-Oncology (CIO) is accepting applications for a scientist to coordinate and direct basic and translational biomarker research in immune oncology.
Qualified individuals will have a MS or PhD with experience in a basic science or translational clinical research laboratory and evidence of academic productivity. Such an individual will work closely with the medical directors of the CIO to develop tissue-based biomarkers to guide patient selection and therapies in the field of cancer immunology. Responsibilities will include overseeing 3 laboratory technicians, reviewing and preparing data, presenting at the weekly group meetings of the CIO and at national meetings, and contributing to high-impact publications. Such an individual oversee the transition of diagnostic tests developed by the CIO into clinical practice at the Center for Advanced Molecular Diagnostics (CAMD) at the Dana-Farber/ Brigham & Women’s Cancer Center.
The CIO is multi-disciplinary group that includes investigators in basic and clinical research and dedicated to the discovery, development, and application of novel diagnostics and therapies in cancer immunology. A preferred candidate will be comfortable working independently and collaboratively and have strong management skills. Experience with the laboratory techniques used to study primary tissue samples, flow cytometry, gene expression profiling, and next-gen sequencing, is desired.
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