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.
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
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. More information