About the Opportunity
Professor Wanunu’s laboratory at Northeastern University develops single-molecule methods powered by nanotechnology that address a range of challenges in biophysics and biomedical engineering. His group develops novel single-molecule methods for quantifying various biomolecules and sequencing DNA, RNA, and proteins. The research focus for this position will be protein detection using engineered nanopores.
Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.
Must have a PhD in Physics, Molecular Biology, or related field and ample experience working with pore fabrication and computer control of hardware. Molecular biology experience is a plus.
Candidate must have experience in any of the following: molecular biology (particularly gene design and expression and protein purification), single-channel measurements, data analysis (python programming and use preferred), basic scientific part design/manufacturing skills, presentation skills, training/mentorship skills.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity .