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Research Associate in the HMS Cell Biology Initiative for Genome Editing and Neurodegeneration

The Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School is seeking one highly motivated and skilled scientist to join the HMS Cell Biology Initiative for Genome Editing and Neurodegeneration. The Research Associate will work with a team of scientists who provide genome editing and neural differentiation-related services to the whole department. These services include consultation, technical instruction, cell line generation, and neural differentiation from human pluripotent stem cells.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in biological or biomedical sciences. Extensive experience in mammalian cell culture and molecular biology is essential. Experience with human pluripotent stem cell maintenance and differentiation is preferred. Experience with protein purification and flow cytometry is a plus. You must be self-motivated, able to work independently as well as part of a team, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, pay attention to detail, and be highly organized.

If you are interested in this exciting career opportunity to work with the vibrant community of cell biologists at Harvard Medical School, please send a cover letter and CV including the names and contact information for three references to initiativehmscb@gmail.com.

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