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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Research Fellow in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

Immediate opening for postdoctoral research associate in protein biomarker discovery. Dr. Jarrod Marto ( of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School seeks an exceptional and highly motivated postdoctoral candidate to develop next-generation separation and mass spectrometry technology for protein biomarker discovery, with a primary focus in Parkinson’s Disease.

Strong interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills, the ability to independently design, troubleshoot, and execute well-controlled experiments, as well as a desire to work in a highly collaborative environment. Working knowledge of Python or other computer programming languages, as well as hands-on experience in processing primary human tissues, mammalian cell culture, and protein biochemistry are preferred but not required.

The successful candidate for this position will have a recent Ph.D. in protein mass spectrometry, chemical proteomics, or related field, with demonstrated skills in analytical chemistry, capillary-format separations, UHPLC and mass spectrometry instrumentation.

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.

Job ID: 2020-17474

Grade: 41

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Street: 450 Brookline Ave