Postdoctoral Position

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Full Time (40 hours/week)


Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

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Reports To:

Bruce D. Walker, MD
Research Abstract

Job Summary:

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the laboratory of Dr. Bruce Walker at the Massachusetts General Hospital. We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with strong expertise on molecular biology and immunology to study the immunopathogenesis of HIV and Tuberculosis infection. The Associate will play a key role conducting patient-oriented translational research involving cutting-edge technologies including transcriptional (RNASeq and miRNAome) and immunologic (CyTOF and Flow-FISH) profiling of T cell responses in HIV and Tuberculosis.

Principal Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of Dr. Filippos Porichis, the applicant will independently carry out activities performing laboratory research. Duties include:

  • Guide research projects through experimental design, conducting experiments, and analyzing data
  • Maintain detailed documentation of experimental work
  • Present data within and outside of the laboratory group at meetings and symposia
  • Maintain close communications with PI regarding progress
  • Write, edit, and submitt manuscripts/abstracts detailing the results of the project

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D and/or M.D. with a solid background in cellular immunology, transcriptional profiling or miRNA profiling of immune cells is preferred.
  • Knowledge of computational approaches with bioinformatics background is also preferred.
  • Highly motivated and independent, with the ability to work in a dynamic team environment.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and strong oral and written communications skills.

Additional Information:

Please send your CV, a letter of interest and a list of three references per email to the email address below. Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we may not be able to reply individually to all inquiries. All applicants, including those from abroad, must be able to come to Cambridge, MA USA for an interview.

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please email your resume to:

Dr. Filippos Porichis
Email: fporichis@partners.org

Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled

HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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