• Research Technician - Biffi Lab

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-11654
    Category
    Hidden (24988)
    Type
    full time
    Grade
    17
  • 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.

    The laboratory of Dr. Alessandra Biffi at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, is seeking two energetic, efficient, and resourceful people who will participate in laboratory operations, and provide critical support to the principal investigator (PI) and her team.

    Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will work on projects aimed at developing innovative gene therapy protocols for the treatment of lysosomal and neurodegenerative disorders. He/she will be required to contribute to research by taking care of our mouse colony and assisting with experiments in rodents including stereotaxic injections; the candidates may also support investigators in molecular and cellular biology, viral vector production and maintenance of cell cultures, depending of their expertise.

     

    Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree with 3 - 5 years of laboratory experience is preferred. Specific skills and personal attributes required include: high energy multi-tasker, supremely organized with exquisite attention to detail, exemplary communication skills, computer and technology savvy, strong expertise in mice handling; experience in molecular and cellular biology and viral vector production would be also appreciated

     

    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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