Postdoctoral Fellowship, DNA Enzymes Division

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

New England Biolabs and the DNA Enzymes division are seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow.  Research will be undertaken in a highly collaborative environment where publication of results is expected.  The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary research team aimed at profiling enzymatic behavior using novel single-molecule next-generation sequencing assays and bioinformatics. 

Primary responsibilities:

  • Develop novel assays to study RNA and DNA polymerase replication fidelity, especially with respect to modified bases

  • Conceptualize and conduct experiments; implement hypothesis driven research

  • Communicate results to a larger scientific audience through conference attendance and departmental seminars

  • Write and publish articles in peer-reviewed journals

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

 

Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Recent Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry or related field

  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic research, communicate results clearly and publish in high-quality academic journals

  • Preferred qualifications:  technical expertise with enzyme assays, next-generation sequencing and NGS data analysis

How to Apply
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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