Post Doctoral Associate - Molecular, Cell & Cancer Biology 31060

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Worcester, MA

Job posting number: #7051696

Posted: June 12, 2018

Job Description

Postdoctoral Position in Vascular Development

A postdoctoral position is available in the Lawson Lab at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The Lawson Lab takes advantage of the zebrafish as a model system to study multiple aspects of vascular and lymphatic development. Current areas of interests include: origins of endothelial and mural cell heterogeneity, developing zebrafish as a platform to identify small molecule therapeutics, and optimization of genome editing approaches for targeted gene knock-in in zebrafish. Our efforts are supported by a recently awarded R35 grant from NHLBI that provides generous support for the next 7 years. An overview of our past and ongoing research can be found at our website (

PhD degree required. Applicants must be highly motivated and technically accomplished as documented by exceptional publication record. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in molecular biology. Experience with developmental model systems is preferred.

Please email CV and reprints of relevant publications to the contact information below. Applicants accepted for initial consideration will be subsequently contacted for letters of reference.

Nathan D. Lawson, PhD
Department of Molecular, Cell, and Cancer Biology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lazare Research Building, Room 617
364 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.



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