• Research Technician

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 3 months ago(12/19/2018 8:40 AM)
    Job ID
    Hidden (24988)
    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.


    The Mouw Laboratory (www.mouwlab.dana-farber.org) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA is looking for an exceptional research technician interested in studying the role of DNA repair pathway alterations in tumor biology and therapy response. The laboratory uses a combination of genomic and functional approaches and is broadly interested in understanding how DNA damage and repair processes interact to drive genomic instability, tumor evolution, and treatment resistance. Much of our work has focused on genitourinary malignancies, including bladder and prostate cancer, but we are interested in the role of DNA repair across tumor types.


    The research technician will be part of a rich intellectual and collaborative environment and will have access to state-of-the-art facilities within the laboratory, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and other top academic institutions across the Boston Area.


    • Undergraduate degree in biology, chemistry, biostatistics, or a related field. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and independent, yet willing to collaborate and work with other team members.

    • Laboratory research experience in molecular biology/ cell biology/ biochemistry/ cancer biology and/or a strong background in computational biology/statistics.

    • Commitment to completing at least two years in the position.

    • Evidence of oral and written communication skills in English.

      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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