Postdoctoral Research Fellow- Emerging Science Biology

Cambridge, Massachusetts
January 22 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Pfizer is making significant investment in the creation of novel, first-in-class therapeutics, by combining internal discovery and validation of drug targets with external partnerships to produce clinical drug candidates for the Pfizer pipeline. This position is in Emerging Sciences Biology (ESB) group within Target Sciences (TS).

We are seeking a driven and accomplished postdoctoral fellow with strong expertise in fibrosis to join ESB group in Cambridge, MA. The successfully candidate will collaborate with colleagues within Pfizer to study targets of interest in fibrosis, especially NASH, at a fast pace.

The primary responsibility is to design and perform benchwork independently to build confidence-in-rationale for novel targets in fibrosis areas and publish results in international meeting and peer-reviewed journals.

  • Independently design, develop and test biological hypotheses.
  • Interrogate novel cellular and molecular biology.
  • Work independently to execute hands-on experiments and analyze data.
  • Publish research findings in top-tier publications.
  • Effectively present data in internal and external meetings.

  • Recent Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology, metabolism, immunology, or a related field.
  • Strong track record demonstrated in the context of driving target discovery and validation projects and reflected in a strong record of achievement in peer-reviewed publications.
  • Strong hands-on expertise in both in vitro cell-based fibrosis assay and in vivo fibrosis animal models.
  • Ability to work in a team environment; excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Ability and trouble shooting and data analysis.
  • Solid skills in molecular/cell biology and biochemistry.

  • Expertise in assessing phenotypes in NASH mouse/rat models.
  • Additional expertise in lipid metabolism, metabolic syndromes and/or immunology.

Other Job Details:
  • Eligible for Relocation Package: YES
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES


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