The Williams Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated senior scientist with a proven track record in research to work on projects related to Rho GTPases in normal and abnormal hematopoiesis (http://www.williamslaboratory.org). Experience in cell biology, biochemical assays, and in vivo murine studies, chemical biology and molecular biology preferred. The successful candidate will provide leadership for the laboratory of post-doc fellows and trainees.
- PhD in a biological science or related field with a minimum of 3 years of postdoctoral experience and additional experience as a laboratory research scientist in an academic or industrial biotechnology laboratory.
- Have in-depth knowledge in protein biology, including molecular and cellular biology and a good understanding of drug discovery.
- Proficiency in a wide range of cell biology and biochemistry techniques, including tissue culture, in vitro and ex vivo bioassays, flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, and pharmacological assays is required.
- Prior experience with ELISA and FACS assays and mechanism of action studies is a plus.
- Ability to communicate scientific concepts and strategies effectively. Strong interpersonal and excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
- Ability to build strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance.
- Learns fast, and creates a learning environment, open to suggestions for improvement.
- Ability to supervise laboratory technicians and mentor trainees in an effective, collegial manor.
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.
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