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Research Fellow 9/10/2016

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA

Company
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-4639
AJE Ref #
576134196
Location
Boston, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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OVERVIEW

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Post-doctoral fellow in a cancer biology laboratory. The ideal candidate has a record of stellar productivity during PhD graduate training and is looking for a first post-doctoral position. Experience with primary cancer samples is a plus. The candidate would be expected to have familiarity with standard tissue culture, FACS analysis, and other standard molecular and cell biology techniques. Well trained candidates with an MD and extensive laboratory experience will also be considered. Projects will be based on innovative methods of measuring death signaling vi BH3 profiling, and will involve rational design of combination therapies and high throughput mapping of signaling pathway addiction. The candidate must have excellent ability to communicate in written and spoken English. More information about the Letai lab can be found at research4.dfci.harvard.edu/letai .

QUALIFICATIONS

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.