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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Research Fellow in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

A postdoctoral research position is available in the Marto lab (https://martolab.dana-farber.org/) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The primary focus of this position is to further develop and expand our efforts to characterize the proteome-wide activity of selective, covalent inhibitors targeting kinases, deubiquitinases, and other protein families relevant in cancer biology. Examples of our work in this area can be found at (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28193034) and (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30518210).

Our laboratory is well-equipped with multiple UHPLC-mass spectrometry platforms along with infrastructure for biochemical and functional assays. The rapidly growing program in Chemical Biology at the Dana-Farber provides a highly collaborative environment for our scientists to build complimentary skills in preclinical drug discovery. Trainees can further augment their career development through an expanding portfolio of interactions with the greater Boston pharma and biotechnology community.

The successful candidate for this position will have a recent Ph.D. in chemistry, chemical biology, mass spectrometry, or related field, with demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: implementation of creative chemoproteomic workflows, development and characterization of novel chemical probes, mass spectrometry methods/instrumentation, innovative multidimensional separation technology. Experience in biochemical and cell-based functional assays is a plus, but not required. Preference for candidates who are eager to multitask across complex projects and expand their hands-on skills into new areas.

This position is available immediately. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter stating specific interest, qualifications, and career goals along with CV. We request that candidates please apply only through the Dana-Farber careers website.

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.

Job ID: 2019-13122

Grade: 41

External Company URL: www.dana-farber.org