University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Post Doctoral Associate

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 3 months ago(9/21/2018 3:18 PM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-31588
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Day
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    Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Non Union Position-W63-Residents/Post Docs
  • Responsibilities

    Postdoctoral fellows 

     

    The Horae Gene Therapy Center of the University of Massachusetts Medical School invites applications for postdoctoral researcher positions.  The research projects include but not limited to novel AAV discovery, capsid engineering, genome engineering, and gene therapy immunology in AAV vector-mediated in vivo gene delivery for gene therapy, genome editing applications and animal modeling.

     

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    Applicants should have a PhD in the biomedical sciences or an MD with post graduate scientific training and three to five years of research experience in the field of molecular biology, virology, gene therapy, and immunology. Applicants with strong skills and track records in viral vector development, in vivo gene transfer studies, gene therapy immunology, DNA and cDNA library construction for next generation high throughput sequencing and bioinformatical data analysis are highly preferred.  

     

    Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple projects and activities concurrently, as well as 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 benefits and a competitive salary depending on experiencing and tracking records.

     

    TO APPLY:

     

    For further information, please send cover letter, current CV and the names and contact information of three references to:

    Dr. Guangping Gao, PhD

    Professor and Director, Horae Gene Therapy Center

    University of Massachusetts Medical School

    368 Plantation Street, AS6-2049

    Worcester, MA  01605

    Office: 508-856-3563; 508-856-3394

    Fax:     508-856-1552

    E-mail: guangping.gao@umassmed.edu

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