POSITION SUMMARY:Working with the Principal Investigator, design, execute and analyze in vivo and in vitro experimentsRead, analyze and summarize published literatureFollow all Institute policies and procedures and attend all required training sessions Meet regularly with Principal Investigator to review project progress and milestonesAssist in manuscript, grant and institutional animal care and use committee protocol writingPlan and deliver a seminar on the projectSubmit manuscript(s) to a peer-reviewed journal describing the project and resultsTake administrative (inventory, purchasing, etc.) responsibilities in lab as neededQualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
The Dohlman Laboratory at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary seeks to hire a highly motivated team player with excellent communication and organizational skills to join our laboratory as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. Our laboratory investigates the pathophysiology and management of corneal disease, with a specific focus on corneal immunology.
Working with the Principal Investigator, the Post-Doctoral Research Fellow conducts independent and collaborative research involving in vivo animal studies, flow cytometry, molecular biology, cell culture and histology.
The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree (PhD or MD) and at least one year of basic science laboratory experience in any of the following areas: biology, cellular biology, molecular biology, immunology and/or regenerative medicine. We are looking for highly motivated team players with excellent organizational and communication skills. A 2-year commitment is preferred.WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work will primarily take place in a research laboratory setting, as well as within the Animal Facility. The position may involve exposure to bio-hazardous or toxic substances, as well as Blood Borne Pathogens. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possible lifting of 10 to 20 lbs.
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