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Postdoctoral Fellowship, Nucleic Acid Replication Divsion

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Company :
New England Biolabs

Location :
Ipswich, Massachusetts

Expiry Date :
Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
The Nucleic Acid Replication Research Division at New England Biolabs (NEB) is seeking a creative, highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to join an interdisciplinary research team focusing on characterization of novel enzymes and their application to RNA sequencing. The successful candidate will develop and utilize cutting edge technology, including deep sequencing platforms, to study the function of clinically relevant RNAs such as circular RNA and other non-coding RNA. Primary Responsibilities – Characterize novel RNA/DNA polymerases and Reverse Transcriptases – Develop novel methodologies for deep RNA sequencing – Study the biological functions of non-coding RNA, such as circular RNA – Publish original scientific work in high quality journals Required Qualifications And Experience – Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology or related field – Expertise in optimizing and troubleshooting workflows for next-generation sequencing – Scientific curiosity, integrity, creativity and self-motivation – Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team – Knowledge in data analysis for deep sequencing is preferred but not required EEO Statement New England Biolabs is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community; as an EEO/AA employer, New England Biolabs considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. More in-depth details of EEO are available here. Information regarding New England Biolabs commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion can be found here. New England Biolabs is a participating employer in the Employment Verification (E-Verify) program. OFCCP’s pay transparency policy can be found on OFCCP’s website at If you need an accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email to or call to let us know the nature of your request.