Postdoctoral Fellow, Endometriosis Associated Pain, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s

Location
Longwood Medical Area, Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Compensation includes salary commensurate with NIH guidelines and a generous benefits package.
Posted
October 22 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

The laboratory of Dr. Michael Rogers seeks highly motivated candidates for a postdoctoral fellowship in the Vascular Biology Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

The major focus of the funded position is elucidation of the mechanism of endometriosis-associated pain. The successful candidate will be expected to design and execute experiments, participate in the drafting of scientific publications and funding proposals and, with direction from the PI, may supervise students. The selected individual will receive strong mentoring and have many opportunities for growth and development as a scientist and to publish high quality work and present at relevant scientific conferences.  Successful candidates will be exposed to many aspects of the drug discovery and development process in a program with a long history of successful translational research.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. in the biological sciences (awarded or anticipated)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Publication in peer-reviewed journals
  • Ability to perform as a team member and good interpersonal skills 
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and excellent attention to detail 
  • Proven track record of problem-solving

Familiarity with phage-display technolocy, immunohistochemistry, characterization of tyrosine kinase signaling, and pathophysiology of pain and hyperalgesia would be a plus in this position.

Work may begin at the successful applicants earliest convenience.  Interested candidates should submit a C.V. and contact information, including phone numbers, for 3 references.

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