University of Massachusetts Medical School

Post Doctoral Associate

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Job Location 3 months ago(3/7/2023 11:50 AM)
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The Horae Gene Therapy Center of the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher position to develop AAV-based gene therapy technologies using genome editing and RNA-based methods.


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, mouse genetics, bioengineering, and cell biology. Applicants highly skilled in molecular cloning, mouse work, deep sequencing and data analysis (Illumina, PacBio, Nanopore), 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 Chan Medical School

AS6-2061, 368 Plantation Street

Worcester, MA 01605


Phone: (774)-455-4574


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UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS CHAN MEDICAL SCHOOL The University of Massachusetts Chan 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, UMass Chan 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.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Chan recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds


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