Postdoctoral Research Fellow or Graduate Student

May 11, 2017

Job Description

We seek an innovative and highly motivated trainee to join our efforts to discover mechanisms of chemotherapy resistance in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.  Our approach combines functional genetics, biochemistry and drug screens in genetically engineered animal models and in human cancer cells.  Our goals are to translate an improved understanding of chemotherapy resistance mechanisms into novel effective therapeutic strategies for patients with high-risk cancers.


Prior experience in cell or molecular biology, functional genetics, and/or biochemistry would be an asset.  The ideal candidate is a recent graduate of an undergraduate or graduate program with strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills, and who is fully dedicated to having a substantial impact on the field.

Boston Children’s Hospital or Dana Farber Cancer Institute are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

The Alejandro Gutierrez Lab

Job Function

  • Research

Job Focus

  • Research and Science