Post Doctoral Fellow

Job description

Bentley University

Bentley Campus

Job Description Summary
This is a grant-funded, one year term position with the option of renewal at Bentley's discretion.

The Center's mission is to accelerate the process by which scientific discoveries are translated to create public value. Specifically, the Center's research focuses on developing an integrated understanding of the ecosystem for biomedical innovation, focused on the synergistic roles of science and business in developing successful products and companies. Fellows with a background in biomedical or pharmaceutical sciences will have the opportunity to learn principles of business, finance, and public policy, as well as their impact on the efficiency of translational science. Fellows will also have the opportunity to learn advanced analytical skills including the use of statistical analysis, analytical modeling, data visualization, natural language processing, and machine learning.

The Center anticipates the availability of several positions becoming available in 2017-2018. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

This fellowship is particularly appropriate for individuals exploring a transition from biomedical science to a career in industry or consulting.

Please visit for more information about Bentley University and for more information about the Center for Integration of Science and Industry.
Essential Functions

The Post-Doctoral Fellow carries out a research program under the guidance of a faculty member. The research and responsibilities include:

  • Conducting a research program focused on the basic science, clinical development, business models, finance, and polities essential for successful translational science.
  • Authoring manuscripts in peer reviewed journals and representing the Center's research at scientific and industry meetings.

Supervisory Responsibility

Supervise graduate and undergraduate student researchers.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates should have a doctorate degree, or equivalent terminal degree, in a relevant field of biomedical science, bioinformatics, biochemistry, or pharmaceutical science.
Applicants with professional interest in business or policy are encouraged to apply.
Individuals must be proficient in routine computer applications, such as Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word), and have familiarity with common statistical methods.
Applicants with working knowledge of programming/scripting languages (SQL, R, or Python), visualization platforms (Tableau), or cloud computing (AWS) are encouraged to apply.
Individuals with industry experience, and those exploring a transition from biomedical science to careers in the biopharmaceutical industry, consulting, or investment are particularly encouraged to apply.

Required Applicant Documents
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Other Document
Research Statement
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants:
All application materials should be submitted through Bentley's on-line employment site at (position department: Center for Integration of Science and Industry). Applications should include curriculum vita, cover letter, and statements of research experience and research interests.

Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.


Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.





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Posted: 3/14/2019
Application Due: 5/13/2019
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