RESEARCH FELLOW / 40 HOURS / DAY / BWH - NEUROLOGY

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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 12/7/2016

Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) Boston, MA

Company
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3024275
AJE Ref #
576083124
Location
Boston, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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GENERAL SUMMARY:

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN MS BIOMARKERS



A Postdoctoral Position in the Selkoe Lab is available at The Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases, in the Department of Neurology at Brigham & Womens Hospital and Harvard Medical School



NIH-funded project on the biochemistry and pharmacological modulation of -secretase, a membrane-embedded protease complex central to Alzheimers disease, cancer biology, and developmental biology. Applicants must have a strong record of achievement in protein chemistry, enzymology and pharmacology. Experience in molecular and cell biology is also required. Candidates must be highly experienced in these specific areas, as demonstrated by journal publications.



Send CV and contact information for 2 references to: MICHAEL WOLFE or DENNIS SELKOE, ANN ROMNEY CENTER FOR NEUROLOGIC DISEASES, BRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL, 77 AVE LOUIS PASTEUR, HIM 730 BOSTON, MA 02115 or e-mail to: MSWOLFE@PARTNERS.ORG or DSELKOE@PARTNERS.ORG.



Salary will be commensurate with experience.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated research fellow with expertise in immunology and molecular biology. This fellow will conduct projects related to the identification of biomarkers and to understand the role of immune system related to the disease. Our ideal candidate will be creative and a good team player, who wants to work in a dynamic and fast-paced research environment. This unique opportunity will provide access to the novel technologies and research environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants are expected to have Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree



Applicants must have a strong record of achievement in protein chemistry, enzymology and pharmacology. Experience in molecular and cell biology is also required.

Candidates must be highly experienced in these specific areas, as demonstrated by journal publications.

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Strong quantitative skills in statistics and bioinformatics are advantageous. Excellent oral and written English communication skills are required. Prior experience in molecular biology or immunology is encouraged. Candidates must have a strong publication record. Furthermore, the ability to work in a team and experience in the supervision of students are an asset.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Normal office and laboratory conditions.

Brigham and Womens Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.

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