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Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine

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Boston University
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Boston, United States

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Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine

Tracking Code22599930010824Job Description

Boston University Medical School, Department of Surgery has an opening for a Post-doctoral fellow to join the Laboratory of Dr. Daniel Roh, a plastic surgeon-scientist. Dr. Roh’s laboratory uses a combination of cell culture and in vivo animal models to investigate the mechanisms of aging and senescence and their impact on wound healing. The successful applicant will support ongoing projects to uncover fundamental mechanisms of cellular senescence in wound healing and tissue repair. This position demands commitment and productivity in a high energy environment, and provides an excellent opportunity for scientific learning and working in a dynamic team-oriented environment for a more experienced applicant or a recent graduate. Opportunities for translational research will be available as the lab is run by a surgeon-scientist with an active surgical practice including aged and wound patients. Please note that although funding support is not a prerequisite, all postdocs will be encouraged to apply for individual research fellowships and grants.

Required Skills

Required Skills:

  • PhD in biology or related field
  • Proficiency with mouse handling and care
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques (RNA and protein extraction from cells and tissues, qRT-PCR, Westerns)
  • Experience with histology
  • Strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with teams on studies
  • Work with staff scientists, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows on various research projects, using a variety of standard cell biological techniques
  • Maintaining lab catalogs, supplies, equipment, protocols, and general lab stocks

Candidates who also have one or more of the following will be preferred:

  • Experience with wound healing research, animal work
  • Experience with aging and senescence research
  • Experience with single-cell, spatial transcriptomics experiments and analysis
  • Demonstrated proficiency with histology including sample preparation, sectioning, staining, imaging and analysis
  • Desire to learn new skills

Requirements for application:

Applicants need to be available for an in-person or virtual interview.

In addition, three documents 1) a CV, 2) a short statement outlining the interest in this position and future career goals, and 3) contact information for at least three references should be forwarded to

Dr. Daniel Roh, [email protected].

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBoston, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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