The Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, at Brigham and Women's Hospital is seeking a Post-doctoral Fellow for the Agarwal Laboratory (PI: Dr. Shailesh Agarwal).
Our laboratory is located in the Thorn Building, a part of the Brigham and Women's Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliated institution. The laboratory has facilities for molecular biology, cellular biology, histology, and animal surgery.
Current research projects in the laboratory are the following:
- Innovative autologous cell therapies allowing for context-dependent drug delivery
- Examination of lymphedema biology using novel cell therapies, and transgenic mouse models
Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae and letter of interest to Shailesh Agarwal, MD, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Brigham & Women's Hospital via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.orgQualifications
The position is available for MD or PhD scientists with a 2-year commitment to the lab. The fellow will work closely with the PI and others in the lab to design and execute experiments, collect and verify data, and present findings at academic conferences and in publications. Techniques implemented in experiments include cell culture, qRT-PCR, ELISA, Western blot, histologic, immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, gene delivery, and small animal surgery. The fellow will receive further training in year 2 for grant writing as a pathway to obtaining academic independence. The fellow will also have the option of attending one workshop on laboratory leadership or grantsmanship.EEO Statement
BWH is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.