Postdoctoral Fellow: Epigenetics of Cardiovascular Disease

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
NIH stipulated salary + health and other benefits
January 21 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Postdoctoral Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

An NIH-funded position for a Research Fellow is available within the Lipid Metabolism Unit/Endocrine Division at the Center for Computational and Integrative Biology. As a member of the laboratory of Dr. Michael L. Fitzgerald, the position will focus on mechanisms of cardiovascular disease risk and innate immune biology. This position will use mouse models atherosclerosis and will involve functional and epigenetic profiling of the monocyte/macrophage lineage and their myeloid precursors.

Successful candidates for this position will have a PhD, MD or MD/PhD with experience in molecular biology and bioinformatics. Coding experience in Python/R would be particularly helpful. Strong written, communication, and organization skills, as well as a high level of motivation are required.

Interested candidates should email a copy of their curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references to

Michael L. Fitzgerald, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Lipid Metabolism Unit/ Center for Computational and Integrative Biology
Simches Research Building


185 Cambridge
Boston, MA 02114


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