Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Job ID: 12558

Date posted: 9/15/2020

  • Department: Rheumatology
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Shift: Days
  • Hours: 8:30A-5P
  • Location: Tufts Medical Center

Job Details:

Reports to Principal Investigator and is responsible for carrying out research in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology. The ideal candidate has background and expertise to perform clinical research with an emphasis on clinical trials and osteoarthritis


Design and execute experiments to test scientific hypotheses.

Collect and analyze data.

Write and maintain up-to-date manuals of operations, study protocols, and other study documents.

 Present research findings in both written and oral format.

Apply for internal and external funding for research.

Perform research duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator.

 Supervise and teach students and research assistants.


Ph.D. or equivalent medical degree.

Ph.D. or equivalent medical degree with commensurate research experience.

 Excellent and meticulous organizational and documentation skills are of the utmost importance as are interpersonal and communication skills.

 Willingness to work more than 8 hours when research protocols demand more time.

 Ability to work independently, under supervision and as a part of a team is required.

Ability to maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues to help foster a positive work environment.

Additional Requirements:

Will interact directly with the PI and other research personnel in writing study protocol, grant proposals, and other study documents; implementing clinical research; analyzing data; and designing experimental protocols. Will interact with vendors.

Flexibility is a requirement; days and hours may vary.

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