Postdoctoral Research Fellow-Multiple Myeloma

Job Details

Job ID:

450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215


Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
Onsite: 100% onsite


Our group at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School is a seeking motivated and talented scientist who will contribute to basic discovery and translational research in multiple myeloma.  Utilizing state-of-the-art single cell genomic technologies, high throughput screens, and chemical biology, our goal is to identify and validate novel molecular and immune targets using both in vitro and in vivo models of myeloma and its microenvironment.

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.


The successful candidate will perform basic laboratory research on discovery and translational science to provide the framework for clinical development of novel myeloma therapeutics.


The ideal candidates will possess:

  • a Ph.D., MD, MD/PhD. or doctoral equivalent in biological sciences.
  • a strong background in immunology, cancer biology, molecular biology, and cell biology.
  • excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • the ability to perform both self-directed and guided research.
  • the ability to effectively work as part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists.

The postdoctoral fellow will be affiliated with the Department of Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School.

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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