At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of Hematology/Oncology and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Cantor Laboratory is accepting applications for a Staff Scientist position. The major focus of the laboratory is to further understand the gene regulatory mechanisms that control normal hematopoiesis and how their dysregulation contributes to human leukemogenesis. Other current active areas include translational projects aimed at reducing the risk of leukemia development in patients with leukemia predisposition syndromes, as well as efforts to enhance in vitro platelet production from stem cell sources for transfusion purposes. We use a variety of techniques including ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, 3D chromatin interaction analysis, CRISPR/Cas9 screens, mouse models, human CD34+ cell systems, and human genetics. This Staff Scientist I will be responsible for:
Leading/contributing to specific research projects within the laboratory.
Collaborating with the PI in preparation of scientific papers and grant applications.
Advising other lab personnel on technical and scientific approaches.
Assisting with outside lab collaborations, and maintaining/establishing lab techniques.
To qualify, you must have:
A doctoral degree with 4 years of original and relevant research experience OR master level degree, with at least 7 years original and relevant research of experience.
Preferably a PhD and have completed post-doctoral training within the hematology field.
Strong molecular biology skills.
Prior experience with mouse techniques, flow cytometry, and hematopoiesis assays is preferred.
A track record of productivity in peer-reviewed journals, good communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively with other members of the laboratory.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.