Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Research Fellow - Losman Lab

Research Fellow - Losman Lab

Job ID 
2018-8528
Location 
US-MA-Boston
Category 
Fellowships
Type 
full time
Grade 
41
Job Posted Date 
10/11/2017

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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

We are seeking an enthusiastic bench-level scientist to join our project team. We are focused on developing preclinical models of leukemia and identifying novel targets and therapies for cancer drug development.

 

Specific responsibilities include

  • Processing of patient-derived tissues
  • Cell culture
  • Performing laboratory experiments and conducting data analysis
  • Designing experiments and executing protocols
  • Maintaining accurate records, writing reports, and preparing presentations
  • Contribute to the organization of the overall laboratory and safety

 

 

Qualifications

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.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D in biological sciences or equivalent
  • Enthusiastic, team player, and self-motivated individual
  • Experience working in the fields of molecular biology or cell biology
  • Experience with cell culture and routine protein/RNA analyses
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with animal models and animal surgical procedures is desirable but not critical

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