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Post-Doctoral Positions


The Department is actively seeking postdoctoral fellows in a wide variety of fields within molecular and cellular biology. We are seeking highly creative and motivated postdocs with broad interests and outstanding graduate training. We encourage applicants from various backgrounds and promote diversity throughout the University. Postdoctoral appointments are initially 1 year in duration, renewable on an annual basis.

Interested individuals should apply to the faculty member directly. A link to each faculty member’s contact information and website can be found on the Faculty Profiles page.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

Immediate openings are listed below.


Bellono, Nicholas         Postdoc openings in the Bellono lab

Interests: Explore molecular adaptations underlying unique behaviors. Octopus, sharks, jellyfish, photosynthetic animals, walking fish, and more. Background in cell biology, physiology, biochemistry, structure, other molecular approaches.

Cluzel, Philippe          Postdoc openings in the Cluzel lab

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Denic, Vlad                   Postdoc openings in the Denic lab

Interests:  Protein folding, quality control, and homeostasis. More Information

D’Souza, Victoria        Postdoc openings in the D’Souza lab

Interests: RNA biology (transcription, reverse transcription, translation, trafficking), structure biology, structural virology, biochemistry, biophysics, RNA-protein interaction. More Information

Eddy, Sean          Recruiting Postdoctoral Fellow

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Elya, Carolyn       Recruiting Postdoctoral Fellows

Interests: Mechanistic underpinnings of parasitic behavior manipulation in zombie flies from molecules to circuits using a multidisciplinary approach. More Information

Kleckner, Nancy         Seeking exceptionally qualified candidates

Interests: Chromosomes; motion, mechanics, DNA dynamics and spatial patterning

Meselson, Matthew      PostDoc Position in Bioinformatics, Evolutionary Biology

Interests: bioinformatics, evolutionary biology, DNA sequence assembly and analysis.  More Information

Prigozhin, Maxim       Recruiting Postdoctoral Fellows

Interests: Multicolor and time-resolved electron microscopy of cell signaling. More Information


Whipple, Amanda   Multiple postdoc positions available in RNA biology, neurobiology, and computational biology

Interests: Gene regulatory mechanisms underlying genomic imprinting and functions of imprinted non-coding RNAs in neurophysiology and disease.