Job location: Worcester
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-12-15
JOB TITLEPostdoctoral FellowLOCATIONWorcesterDEPARTMENT NAMEBiology & Biotechnology III - NFR JMDIVISION NAMEWorcester Polytechnic Institute - WPIJOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYPostdoctoral fellow position in the Department of Biology & BiotechnologyJOB DESCRIPTION
A position is available immediately for a highly motivated postdoctoral scientist to join Scarlet Shell’s lab in the Department of Biology and Biotechnology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The long-term goal of our group is to understand the regulatory mechanisms that underlie mycobacterial stress tolerance. We are currently funded by NSF and NIH. The postdoc will investigate the relationship between RNA metabolism and antibiotic resistance using a combination of genetics, phenotypic profiling, transcriptomics, genomics, and biochemistry.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, an excellent work ethic, and a strong background in molecular biology. A solid publication record and experience in microbiology, bioinformatics, and/or biochemistry are also desirable. To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter describing your research experience and professional goals, and contact information for at least three professional references. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WPI is a selective private university dedicated to science and engineering. The Shell lab is located in WPI’s Life Science and Bioengineering Center, a modern state of the art research facility conducive to collaborative and interdisciplinary research. Worcester is located in central Massachusetts within an hour of Boston, Providence, and the Pioneer Valley. Our location facilitates collaboration with other research groups in the greater Boston area, conference attendance, and enjoyment of outdoor and cultural activities.FLSA STATUSUnited States of America (Exempt)WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.