Postdoctoral Research Associate
About the Opportunity
About the Position
This position addresses neurodevelopmental disorders using the
zebrafish model, with possible tissue culture assays. Focus on
mechanisms underlying genetic disorders, metabolic and
environmental contributions. The candidate should be highly
motivated and enthusiastic to contribute to groundbreaking research
with translational implications.
Candidates will be able to design and interpret rigorous
experiments and innovate as needed. Opportunity to assist the
supervisor in contributions to publication of results and grants.
Assists in maintaining the laboratory and may exercise functional
supervision over supporting research staff.
Outstanding opportunity to develop towards an independent research
or related position.
- Assist in initiating, executing, and completing research.
- Prepare and write research papers, presentations, grant
- Assist in laboratory management, including fish care and
- Train students
- Potentially teach courses
Ph.D. required. Training in molecular biological and biochemical
research methodology and quantitative data analysis are essential.
Can enthusiastically undertake substantially full-time research and
scholarship. Will work under the supervision of a senior scholar,
but independent abilities essential. Some experience with
zebrafish, medaka, Xenopus, other aquatic animals, or rodent models
very helpful. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written
communication skills are critical, as well as a high-level of
attention to detail. Some experience in writing manuscripts and
proposals and project management needed. Interest and experience
collaborating with researchers from different fields.
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
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