Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston, 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 tomorrows physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The primary focus of this position is to study the chemotherapeutic potential of a wide range of new compounds in tissue culture as well as in mouse models as part of a major project that will investigate new therapeutic modalities for brain cancer.
Excellent record keeping is mandatory. Handling of mice including performing surgical procedures will be required as will a significant amount of tissue culture. Measurement of various signal transduction pathway activities using a variety of methodologies will also be a major part of this position. The position will also involve participation in general laboratory duties such as generation of laboratory stock solutions, maintenance of cell lines and stocks, and maintenance of laboratory supplies. Attendance and participation in lab meetings is also required.
The successful candidate will have a B.S. or equivalent with a strong science background.
Experience working with laboratory mice.
Ability to learn quickly, be well-organized and able to interact well with others.
Full-time - 40 hours per week as needed