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Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Title Postdoctoral Fellowship

School Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Department/Area Genetics and Complex Diseases

Position Description

The Department if Genetics and Complex Disease( GCD ) at the Harvard School of Public Health ( HSPH ) seeks candidate for the position of Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Farese and Walther Laboratory studies the biochemistry of cellular lipid metabolism and homeostasis. We are particularly interested in neutral lipid synthesis and Lipid Droplet biogenesis.

Basic Qualifications

For our joint laboratory, we seek an outstanding individual with Ph.D. training in biochemistry and/or structural biology to study the mechanistic basis of lipid synthesis and lipid droplet formation. The successful candidate will be integral part of a collaboration with Dr. Maofu Liao’s single particle electron microscopy group in our department at Harvard Medical School(

Additional Qualifications

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D./Ph.D. degree in structural biology (X-ray crystallography, NMR or electron microscopy), biochemistry, or molecular biology and have a strong publication record

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Contact Information

Trevor Holmes ,Faculty Coordinator

Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

655 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 6

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