Post-Bac Job Listings

Research Assistant, Kadoch Laboratory, Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The Kadoch Laboratory in the Department of Pediatric Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School is seeking a highly qualified post-graduate student (student graduating with BA/BS this Spring/Summer 2017) to join our team focused on cancer biology, epigenetics, and chromatin regulation. Our lab is uniquely centered at the intersection between biochemistry and functional studies of chromatin remodeling complexes, which are frequently mutated in human cancers and other diseases. The lab is a newer HMS lab, having started ~3 years ago, and has an exciting and diverse set of projects underway. Dr. Kadoch also holds an Institute Member position at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, with several active Broad-based collaborations. Relevant papers are Kadoch and Crabtree, Cell 2013 and Kadoch et al, Nature Genetics 2013, and Kadoch et al. Nature Genetics 2016.  This is a unique opportunity with significant potential for the student to work closely with the PI and carry forward independent projects resulting in presentations and publications. The successful applicant will have advanced experience in molecular biology, biochemistry and/or genetics through undergraduate coursework and prior lab research experience. Experience in bioinformatics analyses are highly valued, but not required. The position is a full-time position, for a minimum of 2 years. Please contact Cigall Kadoch, Ph.D. at for more information. Lab website: Posted April 18, 2017



Laboratory Research Assistant; Florian Engert Lab, Molecular and Cellular Biology, FAS

Duties & Responsibilities: This Laboratory Research Assistant will split their time between fish maintenance work and the EM pipeline between the Engert and Lichtman labs.

Fish maintenance work: The research assistant will spend 50% of the time working closely with Jessica Miller and lab members in maintaining fish lines. This work involves: 1) Crossing fish to generate new progeny; 2) Expanding fish lines; 3) Maintaining the fish database.

Additionally, for the first year, this assistant will work towards the generation Gal4 larval zebrafish lines. Finally, this Assistant will work closely with lab members and help with their projects in the lab. The person in this position needs to be proactive about reaching out to lab members to find out about their needs. In this role, this individual will be expected to help with basic molecular biology techniques like transformations, minipreps, embryo injections and genotyping.

Work as part of the EM pipeline:

This assistant will provide help in the preparation of the fish samples to be imaged by EM.  This work will involve: 1) sample fixation; 2) staining (rOTO protocol); 3) embedding sample in resin. Additionally, the individual in this role might needs to be flexible about work hours: occasional late night shifts might alternate with free schedules during regular work hours. In general, this individual will maintain detailed records of protocols, experiments and results and participate in general lab functions, including contributing to laboratory meetings, planning, ordering and unpacking equipment and supplies, and ensuring smooth supply of consumables and reagents.

Basic Qualifications: College degree or equivalent work experience. Experience with basic laboratory research and experiment techniques is required. Knowledge of biology or biological sciences. Required.

Additional Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in biological sciences. The ideal candidate will be able to manage all aspects of fish husbandry, perform screening based on fluorescent microscopy, assays, clone DNA constructs and maintain the web site. Additional experience in microscopy, assay development, biochemistry, and computer programming is a plus. Organizational skills. Ability to work independently and interest in learning new skills and technologies. Team player who will help progress toward research goals.

Skills: Prior lab experience is strongly recommended. Experience with basic laboratory research is required. Prior EM work experience is preferred, but not required.

Learning outcome: laboratory skills, research skills: study design, data analysis method, presentations, scientific writing, etc. 

Number of hours: regular job work hour requirements is 35 hours/week. Additionally, the individual in this role might needs to be flexible about work hours: occasional late night shifts might alternate with free schedules during regular work hours. This is a grant-funded position  with expected start date of June 1st, 2017

Mentoring: A graduate student will mentor the undergraduate student

Funding: This is a paid position (lab will pay). 

To apply email: Entela Nako (, Biolabs BL2065A,
When applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter in our preferred format as one combined document (resume followed by cover letter). Posted April 18, 2017



Research Assistant, Department of Emergency, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

FLSA: non-exempt; Job code: 920r; Grade: 420z  Reports to: research program manager                  

This is a full-time position for someone with interest in emergency medicine and/or clinical research. Prior research assistants have been college graduates en route to medical school, but permanent hires are welcome as well. Working with us as a research assistant is a great way to experience medicine. You will be embedded in our clinical work, and will interact closely with patients, nurses, doctors-in-training, faculty, and other staff. You will learn about the scientific, ethical, and organizational underpinnings of clinical research and medicine in general. You will also have direct access to the department’s Research Director, who will mentor you personally in your career development, and will write letters of recommendation as needed. You will emerge from this experience with a terrific understanding of how medicine works, and your work with us will be an excellent foundation for medical school, PA school, nursing school, or the like. Applicants who are still deciding whether they want to go into medicine are welcome, too.


  1. Circulate throughout the emergency department, looking for patients who might be eligible to participate in particular studies.
  2. Excellent interpersonal skills are required to develop professional relationships with the clinical staff, so that they will be receptive to research that occurs when they are very busy with routine clinical care.
  3. Upon finding eligible patients, explain the study to them, and obtain their formal informed consent to participate.
  4. Obtain research measurements, such as blood tests, spirometry (a breathing test), swabs, and survey information. We will teach you how to draw blood and do anything else you need to do on the job.
  5. Maintain meticulous records for all research-related activities.
  6. Respond to emails and messages within an hour, always using polite, professional communication.
  7. Link with study sponsors and hospital committees in a professional way.
  8. Review medical charts to collect data.
  9. Enter data into databases.
  10. Seek guidance immediately whenever you’re not sure about something.
  11. Be available during the emergency department’s clinical research work hours, 7 am to 10 pm, 7 days a week. During the work hours, research assistants cover the ED in two rotary shifts, morning and evening. Sometimes you may have to stay late night to follow up on enrolled study patients, but you are compensated for your time.
  12. All other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: BS/BA/RN/MS/MD. New graduate with relevant course or project work


1. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential

2. Excellent writing skills, with perfect formatting and grammar

3. Ability to type well

4. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Ability to communicate with patients from a variety of backgrounds. Speech must be clear and professional. Speech must be easy for patients to understand, including patients who do not speak English well.

5. Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize a variety of tasks

6. Careful attention to detail


WORKING CONDITIONS: The work takes place in the busy clinical environment of emergency department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Also, research assistants frequently follow patients into the hospital, and may collect blood samples or data on hospital wards and intensive care units. The work also involves paper or electronic chart review and data entry.

Please send resumes to Guruprasad Jambaulikar, MBBS, MPH; Research Program Manager, Emergency Department, Brigham and Women's Hospital,, Office: 617-525-8466, Lab: 617-732-5638, Fax: 617-713-3060

Posted April 4, 2017


Research Position for a Graduating Senior, Involving Medical/Biological Imaging, Mathematical Biology, and Computer Science on a Joint Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University Project 1

A full-time research position will be available for a graduating senior interested in spending a year or two before continuing their education in medical or graduate school, as well as for individuals with somewhat more experience, including students with Masters Degrees. Previous holders of this type of position have had the opportunity to work on research projects and to publish scientific papers on their work, and many individuals have published first-authored papers on their work. For students with an interest in medicine, exposure to clinical medicine is encouraged. The work of our group has concerned: the assembly of data, and the development of improved mathematical methods, for predicting the outcome for cancer patients; the assembly of data, and the development of improved mathematical methods, for understanding and assessing the growth of fetus and children; the identification of screening schedules for reaching the maximal possible reduction in cancer death achievable by cancer screening; the application of modern computer speech and telephony for developing scheduling/reminder systems for increasing the use of preventative medical interventions such as mammography and influenza immunization. The program is a collaborative project between individuals at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard, and MIT, and is located on the Harvard Campus in Cambridge.
The position involves the development of improved cancer specimen and biological imaging technologies, especially micro x-ray tomography, the mathematical analysis of biological growth, and the use of mathematical methods to examine the medico-legal consequences of delay in the treatment of cancer. The work will involve improvement and use of 3D image analysis, with advanced software tools (3D Studio MAX, Matlab Image Analysis Software Toolkits, 3D Slicer, ITKSNAP, etc.).  Students with training in computer science and/or mathematics, or computer animation, who also have interests in biology and/or medicine, are encouraged to apply.
The target date for employment is June-August 2017, but there are also opportunities for individuals who wish to being now, or participate part time now in a trial capacity, or carry out research projects this semester.
Please reply by email with CV or resume to:
James S. Michaelson Ph.D., Director, Laboratory for Quantitative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School; Departments of Pathology and Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
Email: JamesMichaelsonPhD@gmail.com

Posted March 20, 2017


Research Technician, Richard Sherwood Lab, Division of Genetics, Brigham and Women's Hospital

We are seeking outstanding candidates for a research technician position in the lab of Richard Sherwood ( in the Division of Genetics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Our lab uses advanced CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing and genomic screening techniques to understand how transcription factors dictate cell fate. Our eventual goal is to build computationally predictive models of cell differentiation that would enable us to turn stem cells into therapeutically relevant cell types including pancreatic beta cells and intestinal cell types. We have invented several high-throughput genome editing assays that we are now applying to this goal, and we collaborate closely with David Gifford’s computational lab at MIT to build computational algorithms that predict stem cell activity.

The research technician position would involve stem cell culture, genome editing, genomic analysis, and molecular biology. A strong biology background and prior lab experience are required but not necessarily in the techniques mentioned above. Previously trained technicians have co-authored journal articles and moved on to MD/PhD programs, so we are looking for someone who could commit 2 years to an exciting research position to prepare them for graduate/medical school. To apply, send a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for two references to

BWH & HMS are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers.

Posted March 3, 2017



Research Assistant/Technician, New England College of Optometry

Applications for a full-time grant funded Research Assistant/Technician are being accepted by the New England College of Optometry for work in Dr. Debora L. Nickla’s lab. The NIH-funded experiments will study various parameters of the circadian rhythms in axial length and choroidal thickness using the chick model of myopia. The PI is collaborating with two colleagues at The University of Pennsylvania and Emory University, where molecular analyses on tissues will be carried out by two investigators.
Applicants should hold a BS or MS in biology and have experience in animal research. Experience in the harvesting of tissues for molecular analyses is desirable. He/she will be expected to participate in circadian experiments 1-2 times per month, which will involve round-the-clock measurements, or ocular tissue collection.
The New England College of Optometry (NECO) is a professional graduate school in Boston’s Back Bay with plentiful scientific and cultural resources. The Myopia Research Center at NECO is a strong group of scientists covering various aspects of myopia development. Salary is commensurate with experience and this is a benefits eligible position. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and C.V. to
The College is an Equal Opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.
For more information about employment, visit Employment Opportunities. Posted Feb 23, 2017



Technical Research Assistant I Position Studying the Role of Exosomes in Neurodegeneration, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Description: The Dominic Walsh laboratory at the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School is accepting applications for a technical research assistant 1 (TRA1) to work on an exciting new project focused on the role of extracellular vesicles in neurodegenerative disease. Working under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator, the successful candidate will interact on a day-to-day basis with a team of talented postdoctoral research fellows to study the roles of extracellular vesicles in cell-to-cell transfer of neurotoxic protein assemblies. The candidate will conduct a variety of cellular and biochemical experiments with clearly established methodologies, including but not limited to: i) neural cell line, primary neural and induced neuron culture, ii) mechanical, chemical and immuno-isolation of extracellular vesicles from biological fluids, and iii) protein assays, including ELISA and western blot. In addition, the applicant will be expected to perform basic data analysis relevant to the aforementioned methodologies.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, neuroscience, cell biology or a related biomedical subject. The successful candidate should also have at least 1 year experience in a laboratory setting and familiarity with basic biochemical methodologies. Experience with cell culture, protein assays and chromatography is preferred.
Contact: Expressions of interest should be directed to Grant Corbett ( Please include “Technical Research Assistant I” in the email title.
Principal Investigator: Dominic M. Walsh. Ph.D. - Lab Website                  
Availability: Immediate. Posted Feb 20, 2017


Research Assistant, Dr. Kevin Hughes laboratory, MGH Surgical Oncology

The Hughes lab at MGH is looking for a full time research assistant. This position will involve close collaboration with the BayesMendel group in the Biostatistics and Computational Biology Department at DFCI. The groups jointly work on a tool which provides absolute cancer risk predictions for various hereditary cancer susceptibility genes: The position will involve research in genetic epidemiology, cancer risk assessment, and health care management. In addition, the position will require work on databases of cancer patients at Partners hospitals. The work will concentrate on the development, data input and maintenance of specialized databases of family history and risk factors for cancer, as well as outcomes.  He/she will use these specialized databases to analyze patient care and outcomes (involves sophisticated mathematical analysis of cancer outcome. They will also assist in managing IRB submissions, producing reports and the production of manuscripts.
Responsibilities and duties: While a research assistant is expected to contribute in many ways to the research projects, typical responsibilities include the following: literature reviews; Collect and analyze data; Prepare materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations; Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary; Summarize interviews; Provide ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher and/or supervisor; Manage and respond to project related email; Prepare, maintain, and update website materials; Attend project meetings; Attend area seminars and other meetings as necessary; Summarize project results; Prepare progress reports for the PI; Prepare other articles, reports, and presentations.
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in biology, healthcare, or a related field is preferred. Background in genetic epidemiology and big data experience is ideal.


  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, strong mathematical abilities, database knowledge, modelling.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data to assist in decision making.
  • Ability to interact with people.
  • Must be able to think creatively, often finding multiple solutions to a single problem.
  • Strong PC skills required, knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Powerpoint and Visio preferred, along with a willingness to learn new software
  • Knowledge of databases.
  • Ability to understand the work environment and competing and shifting priorities in conjunction with developing/meeting project and support goals.
  • Ability to be flexible, versatile and adaptable in day-to-day activities.
  • Must be able to communicate with laboratory staff through individual interviews and group discussions to gather information.
  • Must be able to understand instructions and complete tasks both independently and as part of a team.
    Position will report to Dr. Kevin Hughes, contact KSHUGHES@partners.orgPosted Feb 20, 2017


Data Manager Position, Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems (HQSS), Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Description: The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era (HQSS Commission) is seeking to hire a talented Data Manager to oversee all core data management functions. Led by Dr. Margaret E. Kruk, the HQSS Commission is an applied research and evidence translation program dedicated to building the evidence base on the role of high quality health care in achieving global health goals. By managing the HQSS Commission data infrastructure, the Data Manager will help support research that strives to understand the quality of care in low and middle income countries that will contribute to health policy and system changes globally.
Background on the Lancet Global Health HQSS Commission: Guided by the values of originality, rigor, policy-relevance, transparency, and respect for local context and actors, the Commission will review current knowledge and produce new empirical work and policy recommendations on the level of quality in health systems today and the opportunity to save lives and reach the SDGs through higher quality health systems. It will build on and inform the work of other initiatives (e.g., Countdown 2030 Initiative, WHO’s quality work, IHI’s global quality efforts, etc.). All analyses will derive from existing publicly available data, such as Service Provision Assessments (SPA), Service Availability and Readiness Assessments (SARA), Service Delivery Indicators surveys (SDI); and Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), etc. 
The HQSS Commission aims to 1) define and describe the state of quality and responsiveness in the health systems of low- and middle-income countries, 2) propose tractable measures of quality, and 3) quantify the impact of quality enhancing strategies on reaching the SDGs. The work will be underpinned by an exploration of the ethical dimensions on quality, including the right to and equitable distribution of high quality health care.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Data Manager will have the overall responsibility for maintaining and directing the ongoing development of the data infrastructure that serves as the foundation for the HQSS Commission’s research. This individual will also function as the primary thought leader on the design of new data-related tools, training, and processes that could enhance HQSS Commission efforts.
Key functions include:

  • Using a computer programming or statistical programming language (preferably Stata; Mata not required) for management of complex data
  • Overseeing the maintenance of the HQSS Commission’s internal data infrastructure, including the maintenance data access rights and processes for data preparation, analysis and storage (e.g. standard file-naming conventions, program documentation, programming best practices, archiving of data from completed projects, etc.)
  • Writing clear and replicable programs for data extraction, cleaning and management for use by the broader research group.
  • Ensuring HQSS group compliance with all data security requirements and contractual agreements with nations and government agencies
  • Preparing graphs, charts, and other visuals for the HQSS website, learning some web coding if necessary
  • Preparing training materials on basic data cleaning and analyses for broader research group
  • Developing strategic plans for the overall team’s IT and data resources to ensure that the team is well positioned to perform as efficiently and effectively as possible

This position is grant funded for one year from the date of hire.
Basic Qualifications: BA or BS and a minimum of 1 year of experience managing large-scale data projects for the purposes of supporting research or analysis. Experience in computer programming, particularly in one or several data management and statistical programming software packages (e.g., Stata, SAS, R), required. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail are necessary. 
Additional Qualifications: Graduate degree in biostatistics or information science. The more experience dealing with large volumes of complex (multilevel) data the better. Stata experience is highly preferred. The ideal candidate will be highly productive working under pressure with time constraints, possess the ability to work independently, with supervision, or in collaboration as a team. Experience working in global health and with medical data is ideal, but not necessary.
Special instructions: In addition to a CV and resume, please send a code sample that reflects your programming capacity and experience with data management.
Contact: Please send your application to Daniel McKenna at Posted Feb 20, 2017


Staff Research Associate (SRA)/Specialist Position at the University of California, San Francisco

We are recruiting a Staff Research Associate (SRA)/Specialist to assist with ongoing multidisciplinary
cellular engineering projects. Our lab has pioneered the application of novel CRISPR genetic
engineering technologies to primary human immune cells (Schumann et al., PNAS 2015). These new
technical abilities have furthered our labs research into the genetic underpinnings of autoimmune
disease and T cell biology (Farh and Marson et al., Nature 2015), as well as opened the door to novel
diagnostic and therapeutic strategies based on engineered human immune cells. In addition to cell
editing, our lab integrates genomic analysis (e.g. ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, RNA-seq), human disease
genetics, and in vitro and in vivo studies of T cell function.
Working as part of a multidisciplinary group, the SRA will utilize various protocols to generate the
molecular components, such as DNA constructs, necessary for specific cellular engineering
experiments. Additional responsibilities will consist of functional analysis of engineered cells via
Sanger sequencing, next-generation DNA sequencing, and flow cytometry. Strong organizational and
communication skills are required. For exceptionally skilled applicants, opportunity exists to extend the
SRA’s role to include isolation and culture of primary human immune cells, the design and completion
of cellular editing experiments, as well as functional genomics readouts following editing. This position
represents an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to basic laboratory skills as well as genetics and
genome engineering skills in a dynamic, well-established functional genomics research environment.

 Required Qualifications

• BA/BS degree and one or more years of recent, directly related laboratory work experience
utilizing techniques or methods required by the position
• Experience with general laboratory techniques, especially basic molecular and cellular
biology techniques (including but not limited to DNA and RNA isolation, PCR, gel electrophoresis, DNA assembly, bacterial transformation, mammalian cell culture, etc.)
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)
• Willingness and ability to learn new methods and skills for changing research priorities
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a research team
• Ability to prioritize tasks, coordinate work tasks with others, and meet multiple deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior experience with DNA sequencing technologies, including Sanger and NGS
• Prior experience in the design and assembly of DNA constructs (via restriction digestion
and ligation, Gibson assemblies, Golden-Gate assemblies, etc.)
Payment is according to the UCSF pay scale. UCSF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Please submit your complete application documents including CV and references to: Alexander.marson@ucsf.eduPosted: February 14, 2017


Research Technician, Harvard Medical School

I lead a group at Harvard Medical School focusing on CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing and stem cell biology, and I am looking for a research technician to work in my lab. Our lab uses advanced genome editing and genomic screening techniques to understand how transcription factors dictate cell fate. Our eventual goal is to build computationally predictive models of cell differentiation that would enable us to turn stem cells into therapeutically relevant cell types such as pancreatic beta cells. We have invented several high-throughput genome editing assays that we are now applying to this goal, and we collaborate closely with David Gifford’s computational lab at MIT to build computational algorithms that predict stem cell activity. The research technician position would involve stem cell culture, genome editing, genomic analysis, and molecular biology. A strong biology background and prior lab experience are required but not necessarily in the techniques mentioned above. I have previously trained several technicians who have moved on to MD/PhD programs, so I am looking for someone who could commit 2 years to an exciting research position to prepare them for graduate school. If interested, please email your resume to Rich Sherwood at rsherwood@partners.orgPosted Feb 2017


Clinical Research Assistant - (3032855); McLean Hospital

McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond.  Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world leader in the treatment of mental illness and chemical dependency, research into the cause of mental illness and the training of generations of mental health care providers. McLean's multidisciplinary programs treat a broad range of psychiatric illnesses across the full continuum of care.

Working under the supervision of a Senior Research Assistant, Manager or Principal Investigator and following established policies and procedures, provides assistance on clinical research studies.  May be responsible for the following activities:  recruiting and evaluating patients for studies; collecting and organizing patient data; scheduling patients for study visits; performing clinical tests such as phlebotomy, EKG’s, etc; maintaining and updating data generated by the study.

Posted Feb 2, 2017


Research Associate in Dr. Feng Zhang's lab at the Broad Institute

The Zhang Lab at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard is looking for a highly-motivated individual to work as a full-time Research Associate within a highly creative and dynamic research team of scientists, engineers, and life science entrepreneurs. The individual will participate in research projects for a new faculty member. The laboratory uses a wide range of techniques including molecular, optical, computational, biochemical, electrophysiological and genetic approaches to develop and apply new technologies to the study of brain function and diseases and novel genome editing techniques.  

Contact Omar Abudayyeh ( for more information. Posted: Feb 2017


Neuroscience Research Technicians, Neuroscience Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center

The Neuroscience Institute at NYU Medical Center currently seeks to hire outstanding college graduates as research technicians, with positions starting as early as June 2017. Technicians generally work in a lab for 2 years in preparation for applying to graduate school (PhD, MD/PhD).
At the Neuroscience Institute, you will be a member of an intellectually stimulating, collegial community, equipped with state-of-the-art resources in the heart of Manhattan. Our research technicians conduct cutting-edge research with leading scientists, gaining valuable preparation for future graduate training.
Ten labs at the NYU Neuroscience Institute are seeking research technicians starting Summer 2017. Research areas include:
• Physiology
• Cognition & behavior
• Developmental biology
• Genetics
• Molecular biology
• Systems neuroscience
To apply upload a single PDF containing a one page statement of purpose, your CV, and contact information for two references at: Please direct any questions to Posted Feb 2017

Post-Graduate Research Associate - Yale University

Post-graduate research associate in the Hoffman lab at the Yale Child Study Center ( studying the genetics of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) using a zebrafish model system. The appointee will assist the principal investigator in multiple aspects of the research project. These include: 1. Genotyping zebrafish carrying mutations in genes that are strongly associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD); 2. Performing phenotyping assays to identify abnormalities in brain development and behavior in zebrafish mutants of ASD risk genes; and 3. Conducting larval behavioral assays. The post-graduate associate will gain skills in molecular biology and genetics.


•   Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, or Neuroscience

•   Demonstrated record of academic achievement 

•   Past experience in basic science research

•   Highly motivated and organized

•   Strong work ethic

•   GPA >3.5

•   Preferred, not required: Prior experience with zebrafish or other aquaculture experienceApplication Instructions:

Send resume, cover letter describing interest in the position, unofficial transcript, and two letters of recommendation to Posted: Feb 2017


Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) Post-Bachelor Fellowship 

Using big data to improve the world’s health

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington offers a Post-Bachelor Fellowship in Global Health that combines a full-time professional position, academic research, and education with progressive on-the-job training and mentoring from a renowned group of professors. As a PBF, you will join a community of passionate researchers using creativity to solve complex global health problems. This program provides Post-Bachelor Fellows the option to pursue a fully funded Master of Public Health degree at the University of Washington.  

Questions?  Contact pbfs@healthdata.org

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

2301 5th Avenue, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121. Posted Feb 2017