Biology Jobs .com Life Science career site  


Post Doctoral Fellow Discovery

Post Date:Dec 27, 2017Type:Contractor
Start Date:12/27/2017Salary:
Location:US-MA-Cambridge Job Reference:76766

Job Description:

Postdoctoral Fellow-Discovery 

Job Title: Post Doctoral Fellow – Discovery 

• Responsible for the design, execution, analysis and interpretation of well-defined studies contributing to vaccine discovery and development projects 
• Identify and establish new methods for testing immunogenicity, efficacy and safety of candidate vaccines, including new methods for detailed characterization of immune responses 
• Conduct research and develop methods to understand relationships among flaviviruses in pathogenesis and cross-reactive immunity after infection or vaccination. 
• Contribute to multidisciplinary vaccine development teams, coordinate activities with other team members, and manage activities of research associates. 
• Summarize results and conclusions in study reports and present data at internal meetings and scientific conferences 

• Participate in design, planning and execution of studies to test immunogenicity, efficacy and safety of viral vaccines 
• Develop and implement novel methods for detailed analysis of humoral and cellular immune responses to candidate vaccines. 
• Analyze and interpret study results and make recommendations to project teams 
• May require indirect supervision and guidance research associates in the execution of vaccine discovery projects 
• Participate on multifunctional project teams including liason with internal partners, timeline management and project status reporting. 
• Liaison with external collaborators/consultants to advance projects effectively. 
• Maintain accurate, complete, and timely data in laboratory notebooks. 
• Maintain current knowledge related to the field of vaccine research and development relevant to the assigned project. 
• Prepare technical reports, summaries, and power point presentations for distribution and/or presentation to project teams and management, and for inclusion in project reports. 
• Be well organized and detail oriented, effectively prioritize, eager to learn, interact cooperatively and effectively with others in a team environment, and consistently demonstrate reliability and responsibility. 
• Possess oral and written scientific communication skills and present at internal and external scientific meetings. 

• PhD in Microbiology, Virology, Immunology or related discipline with 0-2 years post-doctoral experience. 
• Knowledge in virological and immunological principles and methods as they relate to vaccine development. 
• Experience in virological and/or immunological assay methods, and ability to investigate and apply these methods for project advancement. 
• Experience in infectious disease models is desirable. 
• Experience with flaviviruses is highly desirable. 
• Possess advanced Microsoft Office, data entry, data presentation and analysis and computer skills. Training in JMP or comparable software is a plus. 

Contact Information

Apply for this Job

Please help us spread the word about by telling any organization you know that hires employees with a background in biology that they can advertise their open positions online at for only $1 per day with unlimited job postings and resume database access plus their organization's profile and logo featured online. You can't beat the affordable advertising rates of Biology Jobs .com combined with the highly tartgeted traffic that your job postings will recieve compared to other online job board services.

Whether you are working on your degree, or your have completed your B.A. (bachelor of arts) B.S. ( bachelor of science ) M.S.( master of science ), M.A. ( master of arts ),or Ph.D ( doctorate of philosophy ) degree , and you are looking for a postdoctoral ( postdoc ) job, Biology Jobs .com has job openings posted online at various times for all levels of Biology Jobs from volunteer positions to postdoctoral research jobs to tenured professors, positions with top biotechnology companies and everything in between.