Research Fellow Center for Transplantation Sciences (CTS) 9/14/2016

Mass General Physicians Organization(MGPO) Boston, MA

Company
Mass General Physicians Organization(MGPO)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3024909
AJE Ref #
576170733
Location
Boston, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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RESEARCH FELLOW POSITION CENTER FOR TRANSPLANTATION SCIENCES (CTS)

JOB TYPE:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

JOB LOCATION:
Center for Transplantation Sciences (CTS)
Thier Building
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston MA 02114

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Center for Transplantation Sciences (CTS) at Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow interested in pursuing innovative studies in the field of transplant immunology. The fellow will join a collaborative group of recognized scientists with extensive expertise in basic and translational immunobiology. The research aims to enhance our understanding of the molecular and cellular pathways of allograft rejection and tolerance, and to leverage this information to develop novel therapy strategies to induce tolerance in human recipients of organ allografts and xenografts. This position provides outstanding opportunities for continued scientific development and for contributing to pioneering research with high translational impact. The scientific environment at Massachusetts General Hospital and surrounding institutions such as Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers ample opportunity for productive collaborations.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
The candidate will have a PhD or MD degree and some surgical training. Prior laboratory experience is helpful but not required. Likewise, knowledge of basic immunology is welcome but not necessary. Outstanding oral and written communication skills are important.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Please include a cover letter with your resume.

To apply for this position, please email or send your resume to:
Joren C. Madsen, MD, DPhil
White 510c
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA 02114
JCMADSEN@PARTNERS.ORG

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.