Research Technician - Flow Cytometry Lab

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Job Description

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, 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 Hematologic Malignancies Flow Cytometry facility is currently seeking applications for a highly motivated Research Technician to work in the flow cytometry core.


The primary responsibilities will be the daily operation of high speed sorters and multicolor analyzer in a busy multi-user facility. Other duties will include basic operation, daily calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the cytometers, data analysis, and quality control and other laboratory tasks as needed. The successful candidate must be highly organized; self motivated and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of computer software and hardware is desired. The applicant will have a unique opportunity to work with the latest instrumentation and technology in a progressive work environment.


Bachelors of Science or Bachelor of Arts with scientific specialty required.

Schedule: 8:30 - 5 for first 4 months during training and then 11 am- 7:30pm two days week and regular schedule other days - all weekdays.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

Employment Type

full time