Postdoctoral Fellowship – Genome Biology Division | GenomeWeb

Postdoctoral Fellowship – Genome Biology Division

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

The Research Department at NEB is seeking a highly motivated individual for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Division of Genome Biology. The successful candidate will engage in research focused on the characterization of exosomes and small RNAs in parasitic nematodes to understand their biological role and explore their potential as diagnostic biomarkers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Use cutting-edge methodologies to characterize exosomes and small RNAs.

  • Use the latest Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies for small RNA discovery.

  • Develop novel diagnostic assays based on small RNA detection.

  • Publish and present novel research findings in academic journals and conferences.

This position offers exciting opportunities for broad research training in an interdisciplinary environment, 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 genomics, molecular biology, computational biology or related field. 
  • Technical expertise in NGS and large scale data analysis.
  • Experience in isolating and characterizing exosomes and small RNAs.
  • Interest in neglected tropical diseases.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • A strong record of scientific publication.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. 
How to Apply

Qualified candidates may apply online at or by accessing the following link:1042TC

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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