Research Fellow - Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
13 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Research Fellow
School    Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Department/Area    Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity
Position Description    
Kota Laboratory at Harvard School of Dental Medicine

A postdoctoral position is available to study mono-allelic gene expression and epigenetic gene regulation of skeletal diseases. Projects will be focused on understanding the regulation of gene expression in ES cells, MSCs and mouse models of skeletal disease.

Successful candidates will have a strong background in molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry. Experience and knowledge in ES cell culture, molecular biology techniques commonly employed in RNA, chromatin analysis, protein biochemistry, RNA-seq, Chip-seq , NGS data analysis and mouse genetics are preferred. The candidate will be expected to work independently and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This position is granted funded and appointed on an annual basis.

The Harvard School of Dental Medicine values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Basic Qualifications    
PhD in molecular biology, bio-chemistry or cell biology is required.

Additional Qualifications    
Experience with data analysis and statistical/programming packages (SQL, R, and Linux) preferred. Some prior research experience in public health preferred.

Special Instructions    
Interested candidates can send CV, a brief description of research experience, and contact details of 3 references to: Dr. Satya Kota by email: satya_kota@hsdm.harvard.edu 

Contact Information    
Dr. Satya Kota
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
188 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Contact Email    satya_kota@hsdm.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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required    3 
Maximum Number of References Allowed    5 

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