Postdoctoral Fellowship, DNA Enzymes Division

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.



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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