Postdoctoral Research Assoc

Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Research Assoc

Requisition Number: STFR004017

Division/College: College of Engineering

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Postdoctoral Research Associate will be conducting research on a project that is a collaboration between the labs of Dr. Sandra Shefelbine (Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Department of Bioengineering) and Dr. James Monaghan (Department of Biology). The axolotl colony is maintained by Dr. James Monaghan. Dr. Shefelbine's lab will be used for analysis and simulation of the experiments. The successful candidate will perform 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.


Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar. Specific requirements for this position: Familiarity and competence with animal experiments, particularly axolotls, including genetic, mechanical, and surgical manipulation of developing limbs. Technical skills in histological preparation and analysis, including standard histology, immunohistochemistry, and 3D imaging. Ability to design and perform experiments, assess results, and write about it.

Additional Information:

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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