Postdoctoral Research Associate

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
May 07, 2021
Employment Level
Post-Doc
Employment Type
Full Time


Postdoctoral Research Associate

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
Primary responsibilities include: 1) Researching and studying cellular molecules and organelles to understand cell function and organization, and the development of the organism. Specific focus is on craniofacial and brain development. 2) Researching and studying the function of genes, as pertains to brain and craniofacial development. 3) Considering relevance to human birth disorders, or those caused by viral infection.

Responsibilities:
Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff and undergraduates. Primary responsibilities include: 1) Researching and studying cellular molecules and organelles to understand cell function and organization, and the development of the organism. Specific focus is on craniofacial and brain development. 2) Researching and studying the function of genes, as pertains to brain and craniofacial development. 3) Considering relevance to human birth disorders, or those caused by viral infection.

The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.

Qualifications:
Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar


Preferred Qualifications:


Salary Grade:
10

Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


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