Postdoctoral Research Associate

Jan 08, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Requisition Number: STFR004282

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The laboratory for aging and infertility research at Northeastern University is seeking outstanding postdoctoral candidates for our collaborative initiatives centered on stem cell-based bioengineering and reproductive biology. The successful applicant will be encouraged to take advantage of state-of-the-art equipment and technologies, including fluorescence activated cell sorting, generation of stem cell spheroids, and tissue culture. Highly qualified, self-motivated candidates with a strong publication record in aging, development, stem cells, and/or reproductive biology are encouraged to apply.

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will perform basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods; assist the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants; maintain the laboratory; and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. The primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years, but may be subject for renewal for 1-2 additional years.


Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; experience which includes progressively more responsible, independent research work evidenced by publications, inventions, or equivalent efforts. In addition to the above qualifications, the ideal candidate should have experience with ovarian biology. Experience with flow-cytometry, stem cell manipulation, cell and organ culture, advanced live cell imaging, and knowledge of lab animal and human reproductive systems is required. Candidate should have a proven track record of developing and implementing new technologies, and strong evidence of working both independently and as part of a team. Clear laboratory organizational skills, record keeping, and documentation skills are a must.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

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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