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RESEARCH FELLOW 8/17/2016

Mass General Physicians Organization(MGPO) Charlestown, MA

Company
Mass General Physicians Organization(MGPO)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3023319
AJE Ref #
575906833
Location
Charlestown, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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EMPLOYING HOSPITAL AND DEPARTMENT:
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard

MINIMUM DEGREE AND FIELD OF KNOWLEDGE: PhD and/or MD with experience in HIV pathogenesis, basic immunology, or microbial genetics

YEARS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 0-2 years of post-doctoral research experience

SUMMARY:
The Barczak lab at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston has an opening for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to study TB-HIV pathogenesis. The person hired will work under the supervision of Dr. Barczak conducting basic and translational studies of molecular contributors to the uniquely deadly synergy of TB-HIV co-infection, with the ultimate goal of developing novel approaches to preventing tuberculosis in HIV-infected individuals. State-of-the-art facilities are available within an exceptionally energetic research setting.

JOB DUTIES:
Under the direction of the principal investigator, the applicant will independently carry out activities performing laboratory research. Duties include:

* Guide research projects through experimental design, conduct of experiments, and analysis of data

* Maintain detailed documentation of the experimental work

* Present data within and outside of the laboratory group at meetings and symposia

* Work closely within the group and with outside collaborators

* Mentor students and technicians

* Maintain close communications with the PI regarding progress

* Write, edit, and submit manuscripts/abstracts detailing the results of the project

* Demonstrate integrity, excellence, accountability and teamwork in all interactions

QUALIFICATIONS:

* A Ph.D. and/or M.D. with research experience in HIV pathogenesis, basic immunology, or microbial genetics

* Highly motivated and independent, with the ability to work in a dynamic team environment

* Exceptional organizational skills and excellent attention to detail

* Strong oral and written communications skills

* Must have good interpersonal skills

* Occasional weekend or evening flexibility

APPLICATION INFORMATION: The position is open immediately although the start date is flexible. Please submit a cover letter and CV including references.

MINIMUM DEGREE AND FIELD OF KNOWLEDGE: PhD and/or MD with experience in HIV pathogenesis, basic immunology, or microbial genetics

YEARS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 0-2 years of post-doctoral research experience

* QUALIFICATIONS:

* A Ph.D. and/or M.D. with research experience in HIV pathogenesis, basic immunology, or microbial genetics

* Highly motivated and independent, with the ability to work in a dynamic team environment

* Exceptional organizational skills and excellent attention to detail

* Strong oral and written communications skills

* Must have good interpersonal skills

* Occasional weekend or evening flexibility

APPLICATION INFORMATION: The position is open immediately although the start date is flexible. Please submit a cover letter and CV including references.

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.