Research Fellow BE (Jaya/Chodosh)
Boston, MA 
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Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Proposes and undertakes a mentored, innovative project to understand the epigenetics of immunomodulatory mechanisms after adenoviral infections. Designs and performs in vitro and animal experiments, analyzes and presents the outcome.

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
Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Doctoral degree (MD or PhD) with more than 1 year of lab experience. Bioinformatics experience is preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Lab setting.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

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Primary Location: MA-Boston-MEI Mass Eye and Ear Main Building Boston
Work Locations:
MEI Mass Eye and Ear Main Building Boston
243 Charles Street
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 Jaya Lab
Job Posting: Aug 31, 2021

 

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