Research Fellow - Kim Lab
Boston, MA 
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POSITION SUMMARY:

Proposes and undertakes a mentored, innovative project or challenge to develop novel molecular therapies for retinal diseases mediated by pathologic angiogenesis and epithelial-mesenchymal transition. Dr. Kim's laboratory focuses on pathological processes that are clinically relevant. His work is relevant for such conditions as diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and drug toxicities. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to designs and perform in vitro and animal experiments, analyze and present data under the mentorship of Dr. Kim.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Read, analyze and summarize published literature
  • Design and execute in vitro and in vivo
  • Undertake relevant coursework if required by mentor.
  • Attend relevant meetings
  • Meet regularly with mentor to review project progress and milestones
  • Plan and deliver a seminar on the project
  • Take administrative (inventory, purchasing, etc.) responsibilities in the lab when necessary
  • Write a final report or submit a manuscript to a peer-reviewed journal describing the project and results

About Us:

As a not-for-profit organization, Mass General Brigham is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Brigham supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.

We're focused on a people-first culture for our system's patients and our professional family. That's why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Mass General Brigham is committed to aligning our employees' personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal development-and we recognize success at every step.

Our employees use the Mass General Brigham values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Applicants should have a PhD or MD/PhD in molecular/cellular biology, genetics, neuroscience, or a related discipline, and should have a demonstrated record of experience working with in vitro and in vivo models and excellent scientific writing skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Lab setting.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possible lifting of 10 to 20 lbs., depending on nature of chosen project(s).

EEO Statement

EEO Statement:

Mass General Brigham is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.

Primary Location: MA-Boston-MEI Mass Eye and Ear Schepens Eye Research
Work Locations:
MEI Mass Eye and Ear Schepens Eye Research
20 Staniford St
Boston 02114
Job: MD/PHD/Fellows/ PostDocs
Organization: Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Recruiting Department: MEI Kim Lab
Job Posting: Jun 1, 2021


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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Doctorate
Required Experience
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