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.
Full-time research assistant with duties that include the utilization of mouse genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology for obesity and metabolism related research. Baseline procedures include but are not limited to: pipetting; cell and tissue culture, handling of small laboratory animals, etc. The incumbent should be self-motivated and an independent worker. Conducts analysis of results, and may begin interpretation of results. Sets up and prepares experiments as directed. May perform multiple techniques independently. Exciting learning opportunity and good stepping stone for those interested in biomedical research
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree with scientific specialty required. Previous experience working in a medical or scientific research setting is preferred. 2-year commitment is required.