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 Research Technician position is available in the Department of Oncologic Pathology. The successful applicant will assist with mouse research projects. Responsibilities include performing technical procedures, carrying out experiments as directed, and assisting with lab record-keeping. The techniques involved include animal microsurgery, treatments with new experimental drugs, cell culture, basic histology, and molecular biology. Previous experience working with mice is preferred, but an interested and enthusiastic person can be trained for the job. There will be continuous learning opportunities and intellectual engagement with data analysis, experimental planning, and scientific communication; the position will be a good stepping stone for those interested in biomedical/translational research. We are looking for candidates who have at least two years of availability. Position is available immediately.
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.
BS/BA in biology or related field, 0-2 years of laboratory experience, willingness to work with animals, good manual dexterity, good organizational skills, and ability to work in a team setting.
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.