Senior Scientist
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Boston, MA

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Job Summary

Located in Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute brings together world-renowned clinicians, innovative researchers, and dedicated professionals as 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.
We are seeking a Senior Scientist to join our research, especially relating to the following: MFG-E8 is an important factor able to contribute to tumorigenesis via diverse mechanisms including immunosuppression. Anti-MFG-E8 mAbs can be an important therapeutic intervention for cancer.

Incumbent will be responsible for the following:
Characterize the biologic effects of MFG-E8 antibodies
Determine impact on Tregs, immunogenic cell death, and anti-tumor immunity
Characterize combinations of anti-MFG-E8 mAbs and other immunoregulatory antibodies
Characterize combinations of anti-MFG-E8 mAbs and other immunoregulatory antibodies

Job Qualifications

Demonstrated success in technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought
Ability to work on problems of diverse scope in which analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
Ability to exercise judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
Advanced degree preferred
6+ years experience post education
One year management responsibility


This position is full-time, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.

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