Genetics/Molecular Biology Postdoc (Ph.D.) position available immediately

Genetics/Molecular Biology Postdoc (Ph.D.) position available immediately

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA, United States

A postdoctoral position is available for a talented, highly motivated Ph.D. in the Genetics Department at Harvard Medical School in Boston. We are seeking a self-driven individual with expertise in molecular biology and genetics, experience with gene-based library design and construction, in vitro screening assays and gene to function studies. The ideal candidate will have a record of scientific rigor and creativity, a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals and the ability to work in teams. Excellent time management, oral and written communication skills are required.

Required Competencies:
Ph.D. in Genetics, Molecular biology, or related fields
● Proven expertise with gene-based library design and construction
● Extensive experience in gene-based, high-throughput in vitro screens
● Experience with E. coli and/or Pichia pastoris protein expression systems
● Experience with peptide purification and analysis
● Experience with statistical analysis
● Expertise in molecular biology and genetics
● Candidate must demonstrate outstanding personal initiative
● Excellent teamwork, time management and organizational skills
● Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic and results-oriented environment
● Ability to present data to a multidisciplinary audience in a clear and concise manner
● Ability to meet deadlines and multitask efficiently is a must

Principal Responsibilities:
● Lead in the development and execution of gene-based high throughput screens
● Work with molecular biology and bioinformatic teams to design experiments and analyze data
● Monitor and evaluate new and emerging technologies
● Present scientific and technical data to both internal and external colleagues in a clear and concise manner
● Work independently and prepare timetables, deliverables, and project schedules

To apply, send cover letter and CV to luis_rajman@hms.harvard.edu

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Genetics/Molecular Biology Postdoc (Ph.D.) position available immediately