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.
Institute, maintain, and improve standard operating procedures that will enhance laboratory efficiencies, including monitoring laboratory expenditures
Responsible for efficient management of mouse colonies and maintenance of animal care protocols
Responsible for overseeing efficient inventory maintenance and ordering. This includes purchasing of plasticware, media, serum, antibodies, restriction enzymes, proteins, plasmids, and DNA to name a few.
Responsible, directly or indirectly, for care, repair and maintenance of laboratory equipment
Ensure good laboratory practices directly or indirectly by supervising technicians and trainees
Provide technical assistance, including performing experiments at the bench, as time permits Scientific Operations
Active intellectual involvement in research projects is encouraged
Ability to conduct basic molecular biology and cell biology techniques including tissue culture, western blot analysis, restriction digests, and plasmid preps
Responsible for managing efficient and effective administration of laboratory protocols and research materials/stocks
Train and manage staff scientists and research technicians and guide recruitment of technical staff
Assist PI with counseling, teaching, training, mentoring, orientation, in-service and continuing education for laboratory research staff, technicians and trainees
Ensures all laboratory staff are compliant with DFCI, NIH and sponsor mandatory training
Ensure that all regulatory requirements (e.g. for animal care, use of radioisotopes) are met
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.