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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.

Located in Boston, DFCI brings together world-renowned clinicians, innovative researchers, and dedicated professionals as allies in the common mission of conquering cancer. 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.

The laboratory is situated in the Division of Oncologic Pathology at DFCI, within a vibrant community of translational and basic research that includes Harvard Medical School (HMS), Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital Boston. Competitive salaries are available to support applicants with a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent and a strong background in molecular and cancer biology. The position will require the handling of small laboratory animals, and training for this will be provided. A minimum 4-year commitment is also required.

Ruben D. Carrasco M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Department of Oncologic Pathology
450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215-5450
Tel: 617.582.8159, e-mail:

DFCI/HMS are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers actively committed to increasing the diversity of their faculty; women and members of underrepresented minority groups are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.

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