Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Research Technician - Roberts Lab in Boston, Massachusetts

We have an opening at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for a highly motivated individual with an undergraduate science degree and an interest in biomedical research. The technician will be co-supervised by two prominent figures in the field of cancer genetics: Dr. Charles Roberts (http://www.stjuderesearch.org/site/lab/roberts) and Dr. William Hahn (http://hahnlab.dana-farber.org). Our projects focus on chromatin biology and its relationship to aggressive childhood cancers. Utilizing state-of-the-art techniques in genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology, we try to identify and target vulnerabilities in cancer driven by impaired chromatin remodeling machinery.

Some experience as a research technician is beneficial but not required. The position involves performing experiments utilizing a variety of techniques, designing and executing experiments, reading literature, analyzing data, presenting at journal club and lab meetings, contributing to management of our mouse colony, and contributing to laboratory management and oversight roles. The individual will work directly with post docs and graduate students in supporting their projects. Salary and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with experience. We are seeking a team player with good organizational skills.

Bachelor's degree in a life science or healthcare related major is preferred.

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: 2017-6772