Postdoctoral Research Associate

Apr 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Requisition Number: STFR003646

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.

The successful applicant will work in the Mattos Laboratory at Northeastern University in Boston, in close collaboration with researchers at Eli Lilly, to develop generalized Multiple Solvent Crystal Structures methods for routine use in drug discovery. This postdoctoral position is funded by the Lilly Research Award Program (LRAP) to foster collaboration with external researchers. Peer-reviewed publications and/or external scientific presentations of the collaborative research are expected outcomes and represent important near-term program deliverables.


Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Biochemistry or related area with extensive experience in Protein X-ray crystallography research and methods, including familiarity with X-ray equipment and X-ray data collection, processing, phasing methods and structure refinement. Must be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship and work under the supervision of a senior scholar.

Additional Information:
This appointment is funded by a grant received from an outside source. The duration of this position is contingent upon the continued availability of funding from this grant at its current financial level.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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