Research Technician - Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science

5 days ago
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full time


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. Our mission is to bridge academia, industry and the clinic to enhance and accelerate drug discovery & development. We work with both industry and academic partners. We apply industrial capabilities to cutting edge academic/clinical science. We partner with industry in drug discovery/development & work with industrial partners to delineate the clinical path of their therapies.

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We are seeking a bench-level scientist to be part of a project team focused on identifying novel targets and therapies for cancer drug development.


  • 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
  • Perform other duties as required


  • BS/MS in biological sciences or equivalent
  • At least 1-2 years research experience in academic and/or pharmaceutical/biotech environment as an undergraduate
  • 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

The following skills are preferred:
Experience working in the fields of molecular biology, cell biology, or protein biochemistry
Experience with mammalian cell culture
Experience with routine protein analyses (Western Blotting, ELISAs, etc…).
We are considering spring/summer 2018 graduates.


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