Postdoctoral Fellowship - Applications and Product Development

Organization
New England Biolabs
Job Location
240 County Road
Ipswich, MA 01938
Job Description

A postdoctoral fellowship is available within the Applications and Product Development Department at New England Biolabs.  The successful candidate will work within a dynamic group of polymerase researchers and developers to further our understanding of DNA-dependent DNA polymerases.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct detailed and thoughtful kinetic and biochemical analyses of DNA polymerases
  • Develop/update assays to monitor polymerase activities
  • Publish novel results in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals

This position offers exciting opportunities for broad research training in an interdisciplinary environment, collaboration with academic institutions, publishing in peer-reviewed journals and participation in national and international conferences.

Requirements

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • A recent Ph.D. in Biochemistry or related field
  • Extensive kinetics expertise including experience with simulation and global data fitting methods
  • Strong record of scientific publication
  • Proven assay design abilities
  • Excellent data analysis and organizational skills
  • An ability to excel in a team environment
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
About Our Organization

New England Biolabs, Inc. (NEB) is a privately held biotechnology company with a worldwide reputation for providing quality reagents for the molecular biology market. NEB’s customers range from small academic laboratories to major research institutions to large industrial corporations. NEB has a strong research focus, and relies on the cooperative interaction of a motivated workforce for its success.  NEB is located in a beautiful estate setting, LEED certified building north of Boston.

 

New England Biolabs is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities, Females, Disabled and Protected Veterans

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