The Zhang Lab develops novel tools for reading and writing biology and applies these tools to study diseases including neurological disorders and cancer. We are looking to recruit a sharp, experienced, creative, and independent scientist to lead a self-directed project focused on exploring and molecularly characterizing novel programmable enzymes.
The Zhang lab is a member of the Broad Institute and McGovern Institute at MIT, and a part of the greater Boston life-science community including MIT and Harvard. Our lab is a fun, fast-paced, result-driven, and collaborative environment with access to state-of-the-art research facilities, with support from NIH, HHMI, and various foundations and philanthropies.
PhD in a relevant field (microbiology, molecular biology, immunology, neuroscience, genetics, biochemistry, biological engineering, or structural biology).
Excellent molecular biology skills and experience in cell biology
Strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals
Outstanding clarity of thought in communications (written and oral)
Proven ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems
We are seeking creative and highly motivated individuals who want to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary research environment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.