Postdoctoral Fellowship, DNA Enzymes, Job Code 1042GL

New England Biolabs
Job Location
Ipswich, MA 01938
Job Description

The DNA Enzymes Division of New England Biolabs (NEB) invites applicants for the position of Postdoctoral Fellow. Projects will be part of a research program aimed at studying the kinetics and mechanism of DNA ligases, and application of this knowledge in identifying or engineering ligases with unique properties.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work independently to design and execute original research in DNA ligase kinetics and mechanism.

  • Publish in academic journals and present results internally and at scientific conferences.

  • Participate in collaborative research within NEB and with external academic laboratories.

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.

  • Ph.D. in biochemistry, bioengineering, molecular biology or related fields.

  • Technical expertise in enzymology, expertise in enzyme kinetics preferred.

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

  • Past publication of original scientific work in high-quality journals.

Strong scientific curiosity, integrity, creativity and self-motivation

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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