Forsyth offers highly challenging positions in research, academics, administrative support and specialty areas.
Forsyth is an inspirational place where a diverse collective of people want to work, gather, study and lead discussions on contemporary science. It is a place where academic excellence is the hallmark. It's a place where non-traditional and traditional disciplines can work together to form new interfaces, and perhaps new disciplines in a setting that is collegial and collaborative. It is a place where scientific breakthroughs are the expectation. If you are seeking a work experience in an atmosphere that fosters creativity and professional challenge, consider Forsyth.
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Postdoctoral position - Mass Spectrometry-based Salivary Biomarker Discovery
We are seeking a motivated individual to join the laboratory of Dr. Markus Hardt as a postdoctoral fellow to discover salivary biomarkers using mass spectrometry-based proteomics approaches in conjunction with functional studies. Research experience in mass spectrometry, proteomics, biochemistry and bioinformatics is preferred. You will be responsible for independent projects and will publish in peer-reviewed journals. You will also have the opportunity to travel to scientific meetings to present your research results.
Postdoctoral position - Mass Spectrometry-based Proteomics and Cancer Pain
We are seeking a motivated individual to join the laboratory of Dr. Markus Hardt as an NIH- and DOD-funded postdoctoral fellow to study the role of proteases and peptides in cancer pain using mass spectrometry-based proteomics approaches in conjunction with functional studies. Research experience in mass spectrometry, proteomics, biochemistry and neurobiology is preferred. You will be responsible for independent projects and will publish in peer-reviewed journals. You will also have the opportunity to travel to scientific meetings to present your research results.
The laboratory is in the Department for Applied Oral Sciences, The Forsyth Institute (a Harvard Affiliate), located at 245 First Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142. The Forsyth Institute is the world’s leading organization dedicated to research and education in oral, craniofacial, and related biomedical science. Postdoctoral researchers in our laboratory have Harvard appointments at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Our benefits package includes health, dental and vision insurance, generous tuition reimbursement, and flexible spending accounts. Visit our website (www.forsyth.org) to learn more about our institution and its people.
Qualified applicants should possess a Ph.D. or related degree with a strong background in analytic chemistry, biochemistry and/or mass spectrometry. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to email@example.com. (Affirmative Action/Equal Oppty. Employer M/F/H/V).
TENURE TRACK RESEARCH POSITION IN
Immunology and Infectious Diseases
The Forsyth Institute seeks a highly motivated applicant for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated interest in developing a program in the fields of mucosal immunology, host-bacterial interactions or autoimmune diseases at mucosal sites. Basic studies that can elucidate the molecular mechanism(s) that underlie the distinction between pathogenic and commensal bacteria are of particular interest. Applicants should have an M.D., D.M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent degree(s) and a strong history of publication in high impact journals. Preference will be given to applicants with a research focus complementary to those of the existing Forsyth faculty in oral and/or systemic infectious diseases and host defense mechanisms. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will develop collaborations with staff at The Forsyth Institute, as well as at Harvard Dental and Medical schools. A demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding is highly desirable.
Forsyth offers newly renovated, state-of-the-art laboratory and support space in Kendall Square, Cambridge, a highly competitive salary with generous fringe benefits and a start-up package . A joint university appointment will be considered though our affiliation with the Harvard Dental and Medical Schools.
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