Postdoctoral Fellowship

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Friday, 6 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 5 January 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Department/Area Genetics and Complex Diseases

The Department if Genetics and Complex Disease(GCD) at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) seeks candidate for the position of Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Farese and Walther Laboratory studies the biochemistry of cellular lipid metabolism and homeostasis. We are particularly interested in neutral lipid synthesis and Lipid Droplet biogenesis.

Basic Qualifications

For our joint laboratory, we seek an outstanding individual with Ph.D. training in biochemistry and/or structural biology to study the mechanistic basis of lipid synthesis and lipid droplet formation. The successful candidate will be integral part of a collaboration with Dr. Maofu Liao’s single particle electron microscopy group in our department at Harvard Medical School(http://liao.hms.harvard.edu/).

Additional Qualifications

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D./Ph.D. degree in structural biology (X-ray crystallography, NMR or electron microscopy), biochemistry, or molecular biology and have a strong publication record

Special Instructions For additional information please visit our webpages: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/farese-walther-lab/ http://cellbio.med.harvard.edu/people/faculty/farese-jr http://cellbio.med.harvard.edu/people/faculty/walther http://liao.hms.harvard.edu/

Contact Information
Trevor Holmes ,Faculty Coordinator Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 655 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
Contact Email tholmes@hsph.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 6