Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Join our Team: Research Technician Position Available

Job Number: 74794

Location: Newton, US

Job Description

Dear all,

I hope this message finds you well. Our team at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School is excited to announce an opportunity for a motivated and skilled individual to join us as a Research Technician. This position offers a chance to contribute to groundbreaking research in protein engineering, cell engineering, and disease biology.  

Position Overview: The Research Technician will play a pivotal role in our ongoing projects, providing support through data collection, analysis, and laboratory management. This role is ideal for someone passionate about biomolecular engineering and eager to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic research environment.


  • Prospective bachelor’s or master’s graduates seeking immersive research experience before continuing their careers in graduate or medical school.
  • Strong academic background in molecular biology, chemistry, and cell biology
  • Prior laboratory experience is preferred but not required.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • The start date is flexible, ideally before September; a minimum commitment of two years is anticipated.
  • We also consider individuals interested in a long-term research technician position.

The recruited member can expect to learn diverse laboratory techniques:

  • Molecular cloning, cell culture, protein expression, cellular assays
    Biophysical characterization of protein-protein interactions
    Protein engineering: yeast display, phage display
    Immune cell engineering and characterization
    Fluorescence microscopy

Application Process: To apply, please submit the following materials to Xin Zhou’s email:

  • A current resume or CV highlighting relevant experience.
    (Optional) A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how you meet the qualifications. Letters of recommendation or references.

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We encourage applicants to submit their materials early.

We look forward to your applications and the chance to welcome a new member to our team.

Best regards,

Xin Zhou, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Harvard Medical School

Application Deadline: 2024-08-23


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