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Company :
Harvard College

Location :
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Expiry Date :
Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
PhD in developmental biology, neuroscience, molecular biology, or biochemistry and 7+ years of experience (including postdoctoral research) are required. Animal husbandry experience is requiredPrior experience in skeletal muscle biology is required. Experience in maintaining mouse and human ES and iPS lines and in producing and maintaining differentiated cells, such as muscle satellite cells. Knowledge of high content screening, general familiarity with liquid handling robotics and reporter gene assays. Ability to interact with bioinformaticians. Strong organizational and communication skills. Ability to work with a multidisciplinary group of scientists in a dynamic team environment. Ability to tackle multiple projects simultaneously is essential. Supervisory experience and experience mentoring students/trainees is strongly .This is a three-year term position with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and continued availability of funding. We invite individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to be a part of our community More specifically, scientist will: * With the PI, plan overall research goals, set timelines for multiple projects, and independently execute research plans with lab personnel. * With expertise in extensive range of complex in vitro and in vivo assays, guide cell production, modify and/or develop new protocols, procedures, techniques or applications of technology; integrate new findings in the field. * Design, with individuals or research teams, assays that optimally reflect relevant cellular behaviors. Screen chemical and other types of libraries to identify screening hits with therapeutic relevance. * Translate screening hits into mechanistic insights and experimental hypotheses. Evaluate and summarize results in line with research goals. * Supervise 1-2 research assistants responsible for in vitro and in vivo experiments. * Contribute to writing research proposals and progress reports for multiple funding agencies and manuscripts/publications and/or presentations of research results. * Summarize and present research results at internal and collaborative group meetings.