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 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.
The Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Center for Molecular Oncologic Pathology (CMOP) is a strategic center within DFCI where cancer researchers interact, design collaborative experiments, and develop technologies and resources needed for the completion of projects requiring tissue-based research. CMOP is seeking to fill a full time research technician position to work on multiple short and long research projects. The ideal candidate should be highly motivated to participate in state-of-the-art cancer discovery and translation ofthese discoveries into new therapies for cancer. The selected candidate will be a member of a cancer research team whose efforts are focused on wide varity of cancers with an strong emphasis on imaging, histology and basic pathology research techniques.This position provides a unique opportunity to convert critical basic discoveries in the laboratory into novel targeted therapies that may prolong the lives of cancer patients.
The applicant should possess a strong background in computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Excel, and experience or interest in digital histopathology analysis, witha desire to learn and master histological imaging on semi-automated platforms. In addition, the candidate should be knowledgeable in basic techniques used in histology and immunohistochemistry, with a willingness to learn advanced histology and pathology morphology. In addition to the primary job responsibility of imaging analysis, the ideal candidate would be eager to learn and become proficient in other CMOP laboratory techniques.
Requirements:BS/BA in biological sciences or related field required. One or more years of biological research experience employing digital image analysis coupled with histology and immunohistochemistry is desirable.
Must be highly motivated, reliable, responsible, well organized and demonstrate an ability to learn; possess strong computer abilities, quantitative skills and record keeping; have excellent communication skills; ability to work well in a collaborative and interdisciplinary team environment.
M-F 8:30 - 5:00