Postdoctoral fellowship

Boston, Massachusetts
Based on experience, per NIH payscale
April 15 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Job Description:

Postdoc, Joslin Diabetes Center/Harvard Medical School:  The Patti Lab clinical research team seeks to hire a postdoctoral fellow in clinical research.  The candidate should have substantial clinical research expertise.  Studies are focused on investigation of mechanisms contributing to hypoglycemia after bariatric surgery and new approaches to treatment.  Studies include detailed metabolic analyses in human participants. MD or PhD is preferred.  NP or PA licensed in Massachusetts may also be considered.   


  • MD and/or PhD in a scientific field such as biology or exercise science, or NP/PA with extensive prior clinical research experience
  • Established competency in research, as evidenced by published peer-reviewed research and/or prior work experience
  • Expertise with diabetes-related technology is preferred
  • Experience with the management of clinical and translational research protocols, both investigator initiated and industry sponsored
  • Permit to work in United States

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement translational and clinical research proposals, protocols, and procedures
  • Assist with data analysis for planned publication in collaboration with faculty and statisticians
  • Prepare scholarly manuscripts, final study reports as indicated
  • Assist with data collection and direct participant study visits
  • Train and supervise of clinical coordinator/recruiter staff
  • Attend seminars and laboratory team meetings
  • Contribute to research grant application preparation
  • Other duties and responsibilities as indicated by laboratory director

Keywords:  Clinical research fellow/scientist, diabetes, hypoglycemia, Boston

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