Research Fellow

Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
November 08 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Research Fellow – Dr. Ruben Carrasco Laboratory
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA
Full time

A full-time postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Ruben Carrasco at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI). Highly motivated PhD, MD or MD/PhD, with prior experience in laboratory research and strong background in one or more of the following areas: Biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, cancer biology, cancer genetics, immunology are encouraged to apply.


The position will involve the study of hematologic malignancies, and will lead to significant experience in a wide range of techniques such as human tissue biomarker analysis, flow cytometry, stem cell culture, engineered mouse models of cancer, image analysis, genomics studies, and specialized hematologic and oncologic techniques. Developing independence will be fostered, and opportunities for intellectual input will also be readily available although performance of some basic laboratory duties will be required. The position will require the handling of small laboratory animals, and training for this will be provided.


  • Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent and a strong background in molecular and cancer biology.
  • A minimum 4-year commitment is also required.

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Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

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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