Research Fellow

US-MA-Boston
7 months ago
Job ID
2017-6336
Category
Fellowships
Type
full time
Grade
41

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.

Responsibilities

The Arthanari Lab is seeking for a highly motivated postdoctoral candidate with expertise in transcriptional biology.  Our laboratory works at the interface of structural biology, drug discovery and mechanistic biology, focusing on transcription factors and there interactions with co-activators and mediators (e.g. Nature. 201625;530(7591):485-9 ; Nature 2008. 452 (7187): 604-9) .Research efforts will be focused on the intersection of cancer biology/genetics and immune-oncology.

Qualifications

The candidate is expected to have a comprehensive understanding of signaling pathways, epigenetics and transcription regulation. Experience in technical skills including cell culture, somatic genetic analysis (e.g., CRISPr, si, sh RNA knockdown and rescue), protein biochemistry, assay design and development and biological applications to advance discovery are preferred. The individual should be independent and passionate about science and have an established record of creativity, ability to work in teams and strong publication record in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

 

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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