Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Losman Lab

Job Details

Job ID:
34892

Location:
450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Category:
Fellowships

Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
Onsite: 100% onsite

Overview

The Losman Lab is 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.

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, 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

  • 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

At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.  As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.  Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.

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 characteristics protected by law.

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