Post Doc Research Fellow - Department of Surgery

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA 02108
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Postdoctoral Position at the Department of Surgery Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Microbiology Harvard Medical School, Boston.

    Position is available immediately for a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Laurence Rahme, MSc., Ph.D. at the Department of Surgery Mass General Hospital, Center for Surgery, Innovation, and Bioengineering, and Department of Microbiology Harvard Medical School, Boston.

    Our research focuses on bacterial virulence mechanisms, immunopathogenesis, and the development of anti-virulence therapeutics and immune intervention therapies. We are seeking a candidate with a passionate interest in the field of molecular microbiology and immunology to identify and study novel bacterial virulence factors in ESKAPE pathogens and impede their mechanisms of action using the anti-virulence compounds we have developed. A successful candidate should have a strong training in molecular and cellular microbiology and prior experience in immunology, as well as working with mouse models of bacterial infection. In addition, experience in tissue culture, and molecular biology skills, including RNAseq and CHIPseq and analysis is required.

    Interested candidates, please submit to Dr. Laurence Rahme at email: rahme@molbio.mgh.harvard.edu, a curriculum vitae, a summary of current and future research interests, expected availability date, a description of past research experience and accomplishments, and three names of potential referees.


    Qualifications :

    A successful candidate should have a strong training in molecular and cellular microbiology and prior experience in immunology, as well as working with mouse models of bacterial infection. In addition, experience in tissue culture, and molecular biology skills, including RNAseq and CHIPseq and analysis is required.
    Posting ID: 559420411Posted: 2020-06-03