Full-time, Paid, Research Technician, Oncology

April 16, 2021

Fri., March 5

Position Description
Dr. Andrew Elia, MD, PhD, at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center is seeking a research technician.

Responsibilities include:

  • Characterizing novel proteins involved in DNA damage and immune signaling pathways using cell
    biology and biochemistry techniques (CRISPR, RNAi, western blotting, immunofluorescence,
    immunoprecipitation, chromatography, flow cytometry, and reporter gene assays).
  • Performing standard molecular biology techniques (cloning, site-directed mutagenesis, production
    and purification of recombinant proteins).
  • Performing tissue culture work doing plasmid transfection, retroviral transduction, and lentiviral
  • Assisting in CRISPR functional genomic screen to identify genes required for the selective survival
    of tumor cells with specific DNA repair or immune signaling defects
  • Assisting with quantitative mass spectrometry proteomics to characterize novel post-translational
    modifications involved in the DNA damage response.
  • Assisting with cancer gene mouse model.
  • Establishing new and modify existing research techniques.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, biotechnology or related science field
  • 1-3 years experience in a molecular laboratory a plus

Time Commitment
Full-time, between May and August 2021


To apply, please send CV to Dr. Andrew Elia, MD, PhD.