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Boston University Postdoctoral Associate, School of Medicine, CLIN-Pathology & Lab Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts

A Postdoctoral Associate position is available in the Clarke Laboratory to study the molecular function of novel chromatin interacting proteins in DNA damage repair and genome stability maintenance. We are particular interested in understanding how mis-regulation of these proteins can result in human disease, including human developmental syndromes and cancer. The ideal candidate is expected to have a PhD and/or MD in the biological sciences, and be highly motivated and tenacious as a scientist, with a solid background and experience in molecular biology, cell biology and biochemical techniques. The laboratory is located in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine at Boston University, which provides a vibrant, intellectually stimulating, and collaborative research environment.

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Candidates that have experience with animal models are preferred. The candidate will also have a proven track record of success in an academic research laboratory setting (e.g., at least one first author publication). The candidate will be expected to independently design and execute experiments and lead their research project(s) under the guidance of Dr. Clarke.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their research interests, career aspirations and CV to Dr. Clarke at Further information can be found at


Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources ( site.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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