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.
This position will assist scientists in performing scientific research, development and/or clinical tasks of varying complexity. In general, this position will assist in the set up, operation and maintenance of laboratory instruments and equipment, monitoring experiments, making observations and calculating and recording results.
We are seeking a motivated Research Technician to assist with projects in a translational science laboratory dedicated to understanding molecular drivers of aggressive prostate cancers, with a specific focus on epigenetics and lineage plasticity, and their role in disease progression and therapeutic resistance. The laboratory of Dr. Leigh Ellis utilizes a broad range of technologies, including molecular biology techniques, cellular assays, and works with mouse models of prostate cancer. Primary responsibilities of this position include assisting with laboratory experiments using both novel and standard molecular biology techniques, cell culture and animal studies. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in general laboratory maintenance.
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.