• Research Technician-Dhe-Paganon Lab

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 1 month ago(1/29/2020 11:56 AM)
    Job ID
    2020-18424
    Category
    Research- Laboratory
    Type
    full time
    Grade
    17
    Location : Address
    450 Brookline Ave
    Location : City
    Boston
  • Overview

    The Dhe-Paganon Lab and Longwood Center for Structural & Chemical Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is seeking a research technician to join the scientific team. This individual will collaborate with other scientists and cross-functional team members in order to advance mechanism and drug discovery projects. They will work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary research team to design & execute experiments and analyze & interpret results for ongoing chemical and structural biology research. Primary responsibilities include performing recombinant protein expressions and purifications and/or invitro biophysical, biochemical, and crystallization assays and screens.

     

    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.

    Responsibilities

    • Execute protein purifications and/or biochemical, biophysical, and crystallographic assays and screens

     

    Qualifications

    • BA/MS degree in biochemistry, biology, chemical biology, or equivalent
    • Experience in protein purification and/or developing and performing in-vitro assays is a plus
    • Exceptional communication skills, and ability to effectively present data within the laboratory and to collaborators
    • Adept at working within cross-functional scientific teams to deliver project data within timelines
    • At least two years of availability required


    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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