Postdoctoral Associate

Broad Institute
Job Location
Cambridge, MA
Job Description

We are looking for a postdoctoral associate who is an excellent experimentalist with a strong background in microbiology to investigate the mechanisms of host-microbiome interactions in inflammatory bowel diseases. The microbiome team has extensive experience analyzing large datasets with many variables- whole genome sequencing, transcriptomes, and metabolomics along with clinical data.

We are expanding experimental work to test hypotheses formulated from our computational analyses. This is an exciting workplace where there is fast-paced science happening with amazing resources. Prospective applicants should have made significant contributions to their area of study, as evidenced by a strong publication record. We are seeking creative and highly motivated individuals who want to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary research environment.

Qualified candidates should have:
- A Ph.D. in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or a related field
- Excellent experimental and organization skills
-  Familiarity with functional genetic and/or genomic data is preferred
- Ability to communicate scientific material and work well in a collaborative environment

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV and names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of 3 referees.

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