Jobs

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarker Discovery

Employer

Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School

Location

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Principal Investigator

Dominic Walsh

Description

The successful applicant will become a key member of a small, focused team working on the development of new, highly sensitive immunoassays for the detection of various forms of tau.

The successful applicant will be exposed to a wide range of additional techniques and will interact on a daily basis with the PI and a diverse and active group of molecular scientists interested in neurodegeneration.

Expressions of interest should be directed to Dominic Walsh (dwalsh3@partners.org).

The position is available from September 1, 2014

Requirements

Applicants must have substantial hands-on experience in the development and use of immunoassays.  Experience generating and characterizing monoclonal antibodies is also important.  Familiarity with the tau protein, mass spectrometry and/or antibody engineering would be an advantage.  A strong work ethic is essential.