Postdoctoral Fellow in cancer metabolism

Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
NIH pay scale and benefits
March 22 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

A postdoctoral fellow position is available at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiovascular Research Center and Harvard Medical School.  The fellow will drive projects aimed at identifying alterations in metabolic pathways and protein functions in oxidative phosphorylation-deficient cancer cells, which may lead to discovery of new biological paradigm and is with high translational potential.  This research will incorporate a wide range of approaches using cutting-edge technologies and both cell and mouse models.  In addition, the fellow will interface with collaborators who are experts in diverse fields such as cancer metabolism and pharmacogenomics.

Qualified candidates should have strong experimental expertise in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology and mouse studies. S/he should also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrate the ability to think critically and innovatively, have strong publication record and show leadership capacity.  Prior research experience in cancer metabolism, mitochondrial and redox biology and/or chemical biology is preferred.  The search is primarily targeted towards scientists who are just finishing their PhD or have recently graduated.  We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated individual that are able to take on a fast-paced, multidisciplinary project.

To apply, please send (1) cover letter highlighting past research experience, your research interests and career goals, (2) CV and (3) the contact info of three references via email to Dr. Joanna Yeh at

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