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Postdoctoral Fellow

Harvard University
Job Location:
Cambridge, 02138
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Position Description

Postdoctoral fellow openings!

Bellono Lab

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

Explore molecular mechanisms underlying unique adaptations and behaviors. Fellows have freedom to ask broad questions across a range of organisms housed within our lab: octopuses, sharks, jellyfish, photosynthetic animals, walking fish, piranhas, and more. The fellow will benefit from diverse scientific approaches in our lab and broader community across Harvard and collaborative interactions elsewhere. Candidates should have a strong background in cell biology, physiology, biochemistry, structure, and/or other molecular approaches with demonstrated ability to independently lead a project, as well as collaboratively contribute to a team. Most of all, we value curiosity, creativity, and a passion for science! All postdoctoral fellows in the lab have received external fellowship support, and thus we expect and will support fellowship applications upon starting.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. Required - Candidates should have a strong background in cell biology, physiology, biochemistry, structure, and/or other molecular approaches.

Special Instructions

Letters of recommendation are required at the time of application. Candidates should submit with their application contact information for two to three references from experts at the ladder faculty ranks or highly accomplished senior researchers from corporations or research institutes.

Please include the following items as part of your application:
  • Cover letter with a concise description of your interests and why this is a good fit.
  • CV
  • Name and contact information for 2-3 references.

Contact Information

Professor Nicholas Bellono
Biological Lab
16 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Debra Maddalena (Administrator)

Contact Email:

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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required: 2

Maximum Number of References Allowed: 3

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