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
We seek a highly motivated and collaborative cancer biologist to join our Target Discovery group. This individual will be identify and validate the next generation of cancer targets. This individual will also lead a core molecular biology group and be responsible for supporting the molecular biology needs of the organization.
The Belfer Institute is dedicated to the discovery of cancer genes essential for tumor maintenance, and translating basic discoveries into new effective therapies for cancer. The integration of basic research and drug discovery programs at the Belfer Institute has provided Dana-Farber with a unique opportunity to convert critical basic discoveries in the laboratory into novel targeted therapies that may prolong the lives of cancer patients. This highly integrated goal-oriented organization represents a new academic construct that provides an unprecedented opportunity to change the way anti-cancer therapeutics are discovered and developed. For more information please visit: http://belferinstitute.dfci.harvard.edu
Ability to excel in a goal-oriented, multifaceted and fast-moving team environment.
This is a full time, 40 hour per week position.