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Research Fellow - Myeloma Center

Job Description

Job ID:
32984

Location:
450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Category:
Research Laboratory

Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
Onsite:Up to 1 day remote/wk

Overview

Our group at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is seeking a motivated and talented scientist who will contribute to discovery and translational research in the areas of noncoding RNA biology and RNA therapeutics of human cancer.

The postdoctoral fellow will be affiliated with the Department of Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School.

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.Westrive 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.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will perform research on discovery and translational science to interface clinical development for treatment of cancer patients. We expect that RNA-based approach for human clinical investigation will emerge from these efforts through our collaborations.

The major focus of this specific position will include the development and execution of biological assays, interpretation of results, analysis of data and support of further research activities.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess:

a Ph.D. MD, MD/PhD, or doctoral equivalent in biological sciences.
a strong background in immunology, cancer biology, molecular biology, and cell biology.
excellent oral and written communication skills.
the ability to perform both self-directed and guided research.
the ability to effectively work as part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists.

At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong. As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff. Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.

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.

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