Research Fellow

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Not Specified
January 08 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Research Fellow 

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, MA

The Reinherz lab at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to study HIV-1 vaccine development. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a dynamic and collaborative research environment focused on structural/molecular mechanism of broadly neutralizing antibodies specific to MPER segment of the gp41 subunit in membrane environments, its implication to immunogen design and immunogenicity. The laboratory provides a rich training environment and access to cutting-edge techniques.


The postdoctoral fellow will perform structural analysis of MPER-containing transmembrane domain incorporated into nanodisc and its interaction with broadly neutralizing antibodies. Molecular cloning, protein expression in E.Coli, protein purification and reconstitution of the membrane protein segment are a key tasks.


Highly-motivated candidates with a recent PhD or MD/PhD in biomedical sciences and significant experience in molecular biology and biochemistry are encouraged to apply. Skills in molecular biology, biochemistry and extensive biomolecular NMR experience are essential.  Candidates should have a documented publication record in peer-reviewed journals. We are seeking a candidate with excellent writing and communication skills, able to work independently but also effectively and collaboratively with other lab members. Applicants should include a short statement of research goals, CV and three references with their application.

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About Dana-Farber:

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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