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.
A full-time position is available for a highly motivated research technician to examine translational aspects of leukemia and lymphoma, including how cancer cells evade the immune system. The laboratory uses a variety of biochemical, cell biology, and translational approaches to identify new therapeutic targets and develop preclinical models. The technician will be responsible for mouse husbandry, and thus the candidate should have meticulous record keeping and organizational skills. This position will require comfort and ease with mouse models including breeding and weaning skills, techniques such as venipuncture, tail vein injections, autopsy, genotyping, and drug administration via oral and intravenous routes. Our animal facility will also teach and oversee these skills so the candidate should be eager and excited to learn new animal handling techniques. In addition, the candidate will likely learn cell culture, basic handling of DNA and RNA, including PCR, and flow cytometry. Training is available in all procedures; some experience in the above techniques is required.
We are looking for candidates who have at least two years of availability.
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.