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Research Technician- Stegmaier Lab

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Research Technician- Stegmaier Lab

Job ID:



450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215


Research Laboratory

Employment Type:

Full time

Work Location:

Onsite:Up to 1 day remote/wk


RESEARCH TECHNICIAN position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Kimberly Stegmaier at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. Our research focuses on the application of chemical and functional genomic approaches to cancer therapy discovery with the ultimate goals of 1) improving understanding of the basic biology of cancer and 2) translating bench discovery to clinical care. You will join a team of investigators leading these efforts in the academic environment, working at the bench, collaborating closely with scientists across the institutes. You will play an essential role in project-focused work.

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.


  • Conduct bench level experiments to support the goals of scientific research in cancer and genomics
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment to complete investigations
  • Prepare, order, and maintain stocks of necessary reagents, solutions and supplies
  • Document, compile, and analyze experimental data
  • Report data in oral and written formats
  • Maintain and improve technical knowledge base
  • Participate in team meetings for experimental planning
  • Participate in prominent cancer meetings at the DFCI and Broad Institute


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Biology or related field required, or equivalent combination of education and experience (recent graduates encouraged)
  • Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and principles of molecular biology
  • Experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology-oriented business environment
  • Knowledge of computers and experience with databases
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to handle a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment required

We are looking for candidates who have at least two years of availability.

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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