Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Research Technician Proteomics 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.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and Deerfield Management have entered a multi-year collaboration to create the Center for Protein Degradation (CPD) at DFCI led by Drs. Fischer and Gray. The goals of the Center for Protein Degradation are to create a next-generation protein degrader platform and interrogate and advance a large portfolio of protein degrader targets. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a newly founded research center that is pushing the boundaries of targeted protein degradation research and accelerating the translation of basic science into clinical solutions.

This individual will be an important member of our research team and will be centrally involved in assisting various research projects primarily involving proteomics. In addition to the bench-based research, responsibilities will also include some aspects of laboratory management and organization. Training is available in all aspects of experimental research.

  • Helps in maintaining cell culture, performing drug treatments

  • Prepares lab reagents and media

  • Conduct standard biology/biochemistry lab tasks

  • Performs routine mass spectrometry sample preparations

  • Responsible for maintaining detailed notebook

  • Compiling and analyzing experimental data

  • Operation and maintenance of standard lab equipment

  • Maintains and orders laboratory supplies

  • Communicates with purchasing and may be responsible for negotiating with vendors

  • Bachelor's Degree required with a major in biology or chemistry preferred

  • A knowledge of information and techniques related to biology, chemistry or medicine is preferred

  • Must have excellent communication skills

  • Must have close attention to detail and consistent work habits

  • Ability to work within a team environment

  • Must have good time management

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: 2019-13939

Grade: 17

External Company URL: www.dana-farber.org