Postdoc positions in RNA and gene therapy at University of Massachusetts Medical School
Posted on July 28

The Horae Gene Therapy Center at University of Massachusetts Medical School invites applications for postdoctoral researcher positions. Several positions are open in the newly established Wang Lab, and the research topics include AAV-based gene therapy, RNA-based therapy, gene editing, AAV biology, and AAV vector production and development.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in relevant areas such as molecular biology, RNA biology, biochemistry, or virology. Applicants of diverse research background are encouraged to apply, such as neuroscience, chemistry, mouse genetics, bioengineering, and cell biology. Applicants highly skilled in molecular cloning, mouse work, CRISPR technology, next-gen sequencing, confocal microscopy, are preferred.

Applicants are expected to work independently, coordinate multiple projects and activities concurrently. Strong writing, verbal, and interpersonal skills are required.  Candidates should be highly organized, hard-working and motivated to respond to the changes within the rapidly evolving field of gene therapy. We offer excellent training opportunities and a competitive salary depending on experience and track records.

Please send cover letter, CV and contact information of three references to:

Dan Wang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Horae Gene Therapy Center & RNA Therapeutics Institute
University of Massachusetts Medical School
AS6-2061, 368 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605 

Phone: (774)-455-4574
E-mail:  [email protected] 

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL SCHOOL The University of Massachusetts Medical School, one of the fastest growing academic health centers in the country, has built a reputation as a world-class research institution, consistently producing noteworthy advances in clinical and basic research.  As a research institution, UMMS attracts nearly $300 million annually in funding from government agencies, private groups, and philanthropic organizations.  Faculty members are nationally recognized authorities in areas ranging from cancer to diabetes, from gene therapy to RNA biology, and are regularly honored for their work.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds