• Research Technician - Belfer Center

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2020 1:50 PM)
    Job ID
    Research- Laboratory
    full time
    Location : Address
    450 Brookline Ave
    Location : City
  • 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 Robert and Renée Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science is an integrative research center within Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and is dedicated to translating basic discoveries into new effective therapies for cancer patients. We work with both industry and academic partners and apply industrial capabilities to cutting edge clinical science. We partner with industry in drug discovery/development & Dana-Farber Physician Scientists to delineate the clinical path of therapies.  As part of our growing team, we are seeking highly motivated bench-level scientists to conduct biomarker discovery and development.  


    For more information please visit: http://belfercenter.dfci.harvard.edu

     Position Summary: 

    We are seeking Research Technicians to be part of a project team focused on discovering, translating, and developing next generation biomarkers using cutting edge technologies (Flow cytometry, single cell RNAseq, ultrasensitive Next Generation Sequencing, CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing).


    Job Responsibilities

      • Perform laboratory experiments and conduct data analysis
      • Generate reliable and reproducible data
      • Design experiments and execute on protocols; propose modification to protocols as needed
      • Maintain accurate records, write reports, and prepare presentations
      • Contribute to project team as well as overall laboratory organization and safety


    Required Qualifications


    BS/MS in biological sciences or equivalent

    1-2 years research experience in academic and/or pharmaceutical/biotech environment

    Experience working in the fields of molecular biology, cell biology, or protein biochemistry   


    Preferred Qualifications


    Experience with mammalian cell culture

    Experience with routine protein and molecular biology techniques

    Independent, self-motivated and innovative

    Excellent written and oral communication skills

    Outstanding interpersonal and team skills

    Ability to excel in a goal-oriented, multifaceted and fast-moving team environment

    Basic immunology and experience with flow cytometry a plus


    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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