Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
: 44 Binney St, BostonJob Family
: LaboratoryFull/Part Time
: RegularFLSA Status
: ExemptJob Summary
The Center for Cancer Systems Biology (CCSB) in the Department of Cancer Biology has an immediate opening for a Research Technician to join the CCSB Human Interactome Project. This is a one-year appointment that may be continued pending available funding.
The major duties are to work with Group Leaders and Research Scientists as part of a team effort to carry out high throughput screening, cloning and microbial transformations as part of a large-scale protein interaction mapping project for both humans and model organisms. Responsibilities will involve all steps of protein interaction mapping using yeast two hybrid systems, including preparation of media, perform primary screening assays, carry out validation assays employing various spectroscopy-based systems, maintaining strains and microbial stocks, along with other lab duties such as providing help to other ongoing projects in the lab and supplies ordering. The hours of this position will vary to meet deadlines in order to complete experiments and achieve project goals in a timely fashion.
PLEASE note this a one year funding commitment - employee status will depend on funds after one year.Job Qualifications
BS degree in biological sciences or biochemistry. Hands-on experience with preparation of microbial media, agarose gel electrophoresis, PCR, bacterial and yeast transformation or high throughput yeast two-hybrid screening is preferred. Experience with liquid handling systems or affinity purifications and immunoassays is highly desirable.Schedule
This is a full time position only with variable hours.