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Research Associate - Biology, School of Arts & Sciences
Tufts University

Date Posted Feb. 23, 2022
Title Research Associate - Biology, School of Arts & Sciences
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department Biology, School of Arts & Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Biology - General


This position is grant funded and not eligible for severance pay. This role is also limited term through February 28, 2023.


The Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology is dedicated to the advancement of basic biology and biomedicine, and to becoming a leader in basic, translational, and clinical research using biophysical mechanisms to ultimately regenerate and control the growth of human tissues.  This novel technology is aimed at replacing tissues and organs that are lost, damaged, or non-functional as a result of genetic syndromes, birth defects, cancer, degenerative neural diseases, accidents, aging, and organ failure. Medical applications of this approach include craniofacial, neural, cardiovascular, liver, and kidney diseases.  The emphasis of the Center is unique in contemporary medicine, achieving repair through novel biophysical approaches that do not rely on the use of human embryonic material such as stem cells. The center will attract the best minds in diverse synergistic fields including biology, physics, and computer modeling.

What You'll Do

Under the general supervision of the director, this person will provide key support to the varied research efforts of the lab. The research associate contributes ideas and suggestions, operates with a high degree of independence, develops and maintains research protocols, and contributes to manuscript preparation. This individual will have other responsibilites in the laboratory including the training and oversight of graduate students or postdoctural fellows in laboratory technique and animal husbandry.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Four years’ experience in postdoctoral research position 
  • PhD, MD, DVM, DDS, DMD or equivalent degree 
  • The individual should be comfortable with both Windows and Mac computers, and have knowledge of Internet software, being comfortable with searching for information in on-line databases, Spreadsheet software, Word Processing software, and Database software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in laboratory operations, molecular biology techniques, and development of experimental protocols.


An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.


Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

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