RESEARCH TECHNICIAN position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Kimberly Stegmaier at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. Our research focuses on the application of chemical and functional genomic approaches to cancer therapy discovery with the ultimate goals of 1) improving understanding of the basic biology of cancer and 2) translating bench discovery to clinical care. You will join a team of investigators leading these efforts in the academic environment, working at the bench, collaborating closely with scientists across the institutes. You will play an essential role in project-focused work.
Conduct bench level experiments to support the goals of scientific research in cancer and genomics
Operate and maintain laboratory equipment to complete investigations
Prepare, order, and maintain stocks of necessary reagents, solutions and supplies
Document, compile, and analyze experimental data
Report data in oral and written formats
Maintain and improve technical knowledge base
Participate in team meetings for experimental planning
Participate in prominent cancer meetings at the DFCI and Broad Institute
Bachelorâ€™s/Masterâ€™s degree in Biology or related field required, or equivalent combination of education and experience (recent graduates encouraged)
Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and principles of molecular biology
Experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology-oriented business environment
Knowledge of computers and experience with databases
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational skills, including the ability to handle a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment required
Two-year commitment is 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.
Internal Number: 2021-22305
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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 under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.