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About the Opportunity: Professor Ke Zhang's Laboratory at Northeastern University is currently seeking motivated, highly qualified postdoctoral fellows to lead research initiatives to develop oligonucleotide therapeutics based upon polymer conjugates.
Responsibilities: Proficiency in the following is desired:
Handling of mice, tumor tissue and cell extractions.
Experience in cellular and cancer biology techniques.
Demonstrated experience in widely used biochemical tools and assays, such as flow cytometry, FACS, western blots, analysis of immune system stimulation.
Familiarity with basic chemical synthesis, polymerization reactions, bioconjugation techniques and use of chemical tools for purification and analysis (e.g., GPC, HPLC, mass spec, NMR, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications: Those who are recent Ph.D. graduates or expect to receive a degree within 6 months; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar. The ideal candidate is eager to learn and discover new forefronts of nanomedicine, highly collaborative, and self-sufficient but team-oriented individual.
Salary Grade: 10
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
Applications should be assembled in a single PDF file. This application should contain a cover letter briefly describing candidate's background and specific research interests, a full CV with a publication list, expected Ph.D. completion date, and the names and contact information of three references who might be contacted for recommendations. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position is open until filled. Starting dates are negotiable.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.