Post Doctoral Associate

Job description


The Horae Gene Therapy Center of the University of Massachusetts Medical School invites applications for postdoctoral researcher positions. Our research topics include gene therapy using AAV vectors, RNA therapy, gene editing, AAV biology, and AAV vector development. Applicants should have a PhD degree in relevant areas such as molecular biology, RNA biology, biochemistry, and virology. Applicants of diverse research background are encouraged to apply, such as neuroscience, chemistry, mouse genetics, bioengineering, and cell biology. Applicants highly skilled in molecular cloning, mouse work, confocal microscopy, DNA/RNA analysis, are preferred. 

Applicants must also have the ability to work independently, coordinate multiple projects and activities concurrently. Strong writing, verbal, and interpersonal skills are required.  Candidates should be highly organized, hard-working and motivated to respond to the changes within the rapidly evolving field of gene therapy. We offer excellent training opportunities and a competitive salary depending on experience and track records. For further information, please send cover letter, CV and contact information of three references to:


Dan Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Horae Gene Therapy Center & RNA Therapeutics Institute

University of Massachusetts Medical School

AS6-2061, 368 Plantation Street

Worcester, MA 01605


Phone: (774)-455-4574

E-mail:  [email protected]


UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL SCHOOL The University of Massachusetts Medical School, one of the fastest growing academic health centers in the country, has built a reputation as a world-class research institution, consistently producing noteworthy advances in clinical and basic research.  As a research institution, UMMS attracts nearly $300 million annually in funding from government agencies, private groups, and philanthropic organizations.  Faculty members are nationally recognized authorities in areas ranging from cancer to diabetes to genetics and are regularly honored for their work.


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Job No:
Posted: 10/9/2020
Application Due: 10/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time