Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posting Details

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Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Requisition Number STFR003603
Division/College Bouve College of Health Sciences
Interdisciplinary Division/College Not Applicable
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 10
Posting Date 01/12/2018
Responsibilities

The Konry Lab http://www.northeastern.edu/konrylab/ is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join our multidisciplinary project in Single Cell studies. The project is conducted in collaboration with HMS and Tufts medical center. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will perform basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods and assist the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. The primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. He or she should be motivated, able to work well in teams, and have excellent communication skills. Potential areas of application include: microfluidics, cell culture, microscope operation, molecular biology and immunology, assay and bio assay development, biomarker analysis, biosensors and diagnostic devices/tools development.

Qualifications

Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship and work under the supervision of a senior scholar. The candidate should have a strong background in a bioengineering field such as microfluidics or tissue engineering and a reasonable working knowledge of polymers, immunology and molecular biology. Candidates with a background in biology or chemistry and those who demonstrate competence in biotechnology engineering will also be considered.

Additional requirements include experience in: microfluidics design, fabrication and operation of LOC devices, bioassay development, image analysis, cell culture and single cell analysis, strong writing skills, ability to multitask and mathematical modeling.

Additional Information

Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.
Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation’s top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References
  2. Other

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