PROJECT MANAGER (posted November 8, 2017)

The primary role for this position is to support the planning and execution of a multidisciplinary effort to identify novel regulators of T cell fate in mouse models of acute infection. This individual will:

  • Excel at implementing “best practices” for project operation tracking, and reporting, facilitating communication and deliverables between multiple internal and external investigators.
  • Will assist in developing and documenting project plans – ensuring that project needs have been clearly identified and translated into deliverables and timelines.
  • Coordinate budget monitoring and planning in collaboration with the finance office and be proactive in planning for and communicating overall project financial status.
  • Prepare project reports and communicate project status, deadlines, and blocking issues to the appropriate staff and Faculty.

The successful candidate will be a results-focused and team-oriented able to excel in a fast-track environment. She or he must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and exhibit strong problem solving skills. In addition, the successful candidate should be a clear and effective communicator, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills to enable collaboration with project teams, peers, and management in achieving research goals.

This person knows how to get things done. This includes having superb time management skills and the versatility, ability to negotiate difficult situations, flexibility, and a willingness to work in a fast paced organization with constantly changing priorities. Interested candidates should apply here. If you have any questions about the position or your application, contact us at haininglab@gmail.com.

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE I (posted April 25, 2017)

We are seeking a research assistant I to join a laboratory studying T cell immunity in humans with an emphasis on tumor immunology and therapeutic target discovery. Dr. Nicholas Haining’s laboratory is a field leader in the genomic analysis of CD8 T cells and is now working on identifying mechanisms of tumor resistance to immunotherapy. As a research assistant in the Haining lab, your duties will include molecular cloning, cell culture, extensive work with mice, and large-scale genetic screening. You will work closely with the principal investigator and other scientists at the Broad Institute in Cambridge, MA, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA, and will function largely independently on a daily basis after training. Your work will be central to several major research projects, and co-authorship on high-impact publications is strongly supported.

The research will require you to be adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment. Learning new techniques in the lab or from other labs to increase expertise will be encouraged. Candidates should have excellent communication skills, be highly organized, and comfortable with new technology. BS degree, or equivalent, with previous experience in laboratories is required. This position will provide an outstanding experience for a career in science, medicine or biotechnology.  Interested candidates should apply here (search "Haining"). If you have any questions about the position or your application, contact us at haininglab@gmail.com.