University of Massachusetts Medical School

Post Doctoral Associate

US-MA-Worcester
2 years ago
Requisition Number
2016-26469
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Exempt
Union Code
Non Union Position-W63-Residents/Post Docs

Responsibilities

Exciting new research position to study in depth the molecular mechanism of action of new antiworm (anthelmintic) compounds being developed by industry. There is an urgent need for new classes of anthelmintics to control nematode parasites of animals and plants.  This research position entails applying genetic, molecular, genomic, and/or biochemical techniques with the free-living laboratory nematode Caenorhabditis elegans to discover and elucidate the pathways by which a novel class of anthelmintics functions.  For more information, please visit:  http://www.umassmed.edu/aroianlab/

Qualifications

PhD required.  Prior experience with C. elegans and/or C. elegans genetic screens is strongly preferred but not essential.

Additional Information

To apply, please email CV and cover letter to Christine.Holbrook@umassmed.edu

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