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.
Hekstra, Doeke Hiring a Postdoctoral Fellow
Interests: The physical basis of protein function. 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
Nett, Ryan Postdoc openings in the Nett lab
Interests: The Nett lab seeks to understand the mechanisms by which plants synthesize complex, bioactive small molecules, as well as how these molecules function in nature and within the context of human health. We are looking to hire postdoctoral fellows that share this interest in understanding the intricacies of plant chemistry and biology. More information
Prigozhin, Maxim Recruiting Postdoctoral Fellows
Interests: Multicolor and time-resolved electron microscopy of cell signaling. More Information
Rivas, Elena Hiring Multiple Postdoctoral Fellows!
Interests: Seeking postdocs in computational biology working at the interface of probabilistic and evolutionary models interested in remote homology problems. More Information
Interests: Seeking a postdoc in computational biology with an interest in creating new methods for the identification and characterization of structural RNAs and to advance the study of structural RNA biology. 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. More information