Postdoctoral Associate in Matrix Biology

Postdoctoral Associate in Matrix Biology


Cambridge, United States

Postdoctoral Associate in Matrix Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Will work in the areas of osteoarthritis, cartilage homeostasis, collagen biochemistry, and proteomics as part of a collaborative project between the laboratories of Professor Matt Shoulders at MIT in Cambridge, MA, and of Professors John Bateman and Shireen Lamande at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia. Will aim to define molecular mechanisms of proteostasis breakdown related to osteoarthritis and collagen biogenesis.

• A Ph.D. in biochemistry, chemical biology, or cell biology.
• Seeking an innovative, interactive, and broadly trained individual with a strong track record in matrix biology and, preferably, expertise in osteoarthritis or other extracellular matrix diseases.
• Experience in tissue culture, imaging, proteomics, stem cell biology, and cell signaling desired.
• Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

This is a temporary, one-year appointment beginning as soon as possible with the potential for renewal, and will involve splitting time between MIT in Cambridge and MCRI in Melbourne.

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MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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