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.
The Center for Novel Experimental Therapeutics (C-NExT) is dedicated to accelerating the translation of basic research discoveries to the clinic. This will be accomplished by integrating the expertise and resources required to design and execute in vivo compound evaluation studies that will provide anti-tumor efficacy together with the full spectrum of biomarker data to inform responder patient populations and biomarker strategies.
We are seeking a Cell Biology Lead who will provide scientific oversight to C-NExT’s ex vivo compound profiling activities as well as project management expertise for C-NExT projects. The individual in this position will be an integral part of the C-NExT senior staff and report to the Head of Research. The selected individual will be empowered to develop advanced ex vivo models highly related to the C-NExT in vivo models and to use these to provide mechanistic insights into the therapy and to inform in vivo experiments.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The responsibilities of the Cell Biology Lead will include, but not be limited to:
The Cell Biology Lead will supervise 1-2 technical staff.
Ph.D, MD or MD/Ph.D. with at least 8 years post-graduate experience developing and executing cell-based assays for evaluation of compound efficacy and mode of action. Industry experience is strongly preferred, as is prior experience in the field of Oncology drug discovery, including design of in vivo experimental therapeutics studies.
Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.