Research Technician - The Core for Structural & Chemical Biology

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Job ID:
25594

Location:
450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Category:
Research Technician/Scientist

Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
Onsite:Up to 1 day remote/wk

Overview

The Longwood Center and Core for Structural & Chemical Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, directed by Sirano Dhe-Paganon, is seeking research technicians to join multi-disciplinary research teams that pursue molecular mechanism and drug discovery projects. General activities include designing & executing experiments and analyzing & interpreting results. Primary responsibilities include performing recombinant protein expressions and purifications and/or invitro biophysical, biochemical, and crystallization assays and screens. Technicians attend departmental seminars, work closely with other scientists in the lab, are included as author on relevant publications, and often pursue graduate school, medical school, or biotech industry.

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.

Requirements

Execute recombinant protein purifications and/or biochemical, biophysical, and crystallographic assays and screens. Develop research methods, maintain lab notebooks, and report & publish research data and results.

Qualifications

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.

  • BA/MS degree in biochemistry, biology, chemical biology, or equivalent
  • Exceptional communication skills, and ability to effectively present data within the laboratory and to collaborators
  • Adept at working within cross-functional scientific teams to deliver project data within timelines
  • At least two years of availability required
  • Start date is fall/winter 2021

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.

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