The Haq lab is looking for a Research Technician or Senior Research Technician to work on projects studying resistance to melanoma therapies including targeted and immunotherapy. The successful candidate will conduct experiments involving mammalian cell culture, extracting DNA and RNA, and implementing other molecular biology techniques. The individual will also assist in daily laboratory operations and organization.
Our lab comprises a fun group of investigators who are passionate about their work. A feature of our lab is that current and previous research technicians have led research projects. Thus, there will be supervision and mentoring as well as the potential to independently lead projects as needed. In addition, the research assistant will collaborate with a diverse array of community members at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, including molecular biologists, medical oncologists, pathologists, epidemiologists, genomics specialists, and computational scientists among others to advance and enrich her/his educational experience. There is potential for contributions to be published and presented in several forums.
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.
Most of your time will be to devoted to conduct and analyze experiments under the mentorship of the Principal Investigator. Analyze experimental data and interpret results to write reports and summaries of findings, including grant preparation and presentations, and look for opportunities to co-author publications. May be expected to participate in formal and information presentations of results to staff.
Additional responsibility include: