• Scientist - Monoclonal Antibody Core

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/3/2019 12:55 PM)
    Job ID
    Research- Laboratory
    full time
  • Overview

    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.


    Position Summary: 


    The Monoclonal Antibody Core has an opening for a highly motivated and detail oriented individual with a proficiency in antibody engineering (Recombinant antibodies/recombinant protein generation).  This position require excellent skills with molecular biology techniques such as bacterial & mammalian recombinant protein expression systems, molecular cloning, sequencing, plasmid generation & propagation, DNA/RNA sequence analysis and PCR. Technical experience with immunoassays (ELISA, western blot, flow cytometry and immune-fluorescence) and antibody/protein purification (AKTA FPLC) would be a plus.




    This Scientist will work closely with the Core director to manage the Core and with clients to evaluate and develop project plans for novel antibody generation.  They will be expected to resolve issues and contribute to the overall running and development of the Core facility, demonstrating technical proficiency, scientific creativity, good collaborative skills an ability to work independently and manage others. Experience providing customer service to clients and interacting with CRO’s would be helpful.




    • PhD or MS in molecular biology or related field preferred.
    • A minimum of 2-3+ years experience generating recombinant proteins and antibodies. 
    • Strong background in recombinant antibodies, recombinant protein and purification methodologies.


    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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