We are seeking to hire a highly motivated research technician with enthusiasm in wet-lab science, who will support and lead cancer genomic research projects. The successful candidate will join the team of Prof. Brad Bernstein working primarily with postdoctoral researchers Dr. Alba Rodriguez-Meira and Dr. James Morrow, and will assist with general lab management when needed. This role also includes collaboration opportunities with partner laboratories in the Boston area.
As a research technician in the Bernstein Laboratory, you will receive mentored training in wet-lab science, have the opportunity to attend scientific retreats and conferences, give Journal Club presentations and present your work at weekly lab meetings amongst others.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
We seek a dynamic individual (bachelor???s level minimum) who is excited to learn and apply a diverse range of wet lab approaches at the interface between single-cell technologies and cancer research. The candidate will work on projects focused on cancer epigenetics; specifically, the use of single-cell epigenomic technologies and CRISPR-Cas9 editing to better understand epigenetic mechanisms driving cancer evolution
Expected skills and expertise:
The candidate should have practical experience in a molecular biology laboratory. Experience with PCR, DNA/RNA extraction, CRISPR-Cas9, next-generation sequencing and/or primary cell culture are desired.
Bachelor???s degree required: in biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, or related subject.
Expertise with Microsoft Excel is essential.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to execute project plans with guidance from supervisor.
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 under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.