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Research Fellow Position


Research Fellow

The Zoeller lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is looking for a qualified applicant to fill a Research Fellow position. This is a part time (75%) benefited position. The successful applicant will will perform experiments using molecular approaches in consultation with the PI to understand the role of thyroid hormone in brain development and to clarify the effect of environmental chemicals on thyroid hormone action. Some of the tasks associated with this position will vary, but will include: In situ hybridization, neuroanatomy of the rodent brain, cell culture, radioimmunoassay, autoradiography, microdensitometry and morphometric analyses, and more.

Initial appointment for one year; reappointment beyond first year is contingent upon availability of funding and job performance. A Bachelors degree in biochemistry and 3 years research experience in molecular-endocrinology laboratory are required. Salary commensurate with experience.

Candidates must apply online by submitting a cover letter, CV, and the contact details of three references willing to provide letters of recommendation to:

Please apply by a priority deadline of December 28, 2015 in order to ensure consideration.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. 

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