Postdoctoral Researcher

McLean Hospital

Belmont, MA, United States

Postdoctoral Researcher

McLean Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital

Belmont, MA

Our collaborative team of basic stem cell and clinical scientists at McLean Hospital and MGH has been working on molecular mechanisms of reprogramming, development, neuronal differentiation, as well as in vivo behavioral and surgical studies with the long-term goal of establishing personalized cell therapy of Parkinson’s disease (e.g., Cha et al., 2017, Nat. Cell Biology 19(5):445-456. PMID: 28436968; Sonntag et al., 2018, Prog. Neurobiol. 168:1-20. PMID: 29653250; Song et al., 2020, J. Clin. Invest. 130(2):904-920. PMID: 31714896; Schweitzer et al., 2020, N. Eng. J. Med. 382(20):1926-1932. PMID: 32402162; Rajan et al., 2020, Nat. Chem. Biol. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32451509).

We are seeking highly motivated and outstanding scientists at the postdoctoral/instructor levels to advance our on-going basic and translational research in our new facilities at McLean and/or MGH. Successful candidates will have expertise/familiarity with molecular, cellular, bioinformatics, and/or developmental research using human ESCs and iPSCs as well as with cGMP cell products manufacturing, cell therapy process development, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) documentation, and development and implementation of quality control assays. The successful candidate will be proposed for academic appointment as a Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume and three letters of recommendations to Susan Knapp ( or Ron Ash (

McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender orientation or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation. McLean Hospital does conduct pre-employment drug screening, and any offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of the screening.                 

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Postdoctoral Researcher