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Job ID: 202219

Research Associate - School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2022
Title Research Associate - School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Immunology & Infectious Diseases


The Department of Immunology maintains research programs that focus on translational and basic research in areas relevant to human disease. The strength of the department lies with an integrated faculty interested in understanding how immunological, physiological and metabolic pathways interact to produce dysregulated, innate and adaptive host responses in a wide array of chronic diseases. These include autoimmunity, cardiovascular disease, transplantation, infectious diseases, cancer, obesity and diabetes. Our goal is to become a world-class center for the study of inflammation and the targeted development of novel therapeutics for both treatment and prevention of immune-mediated diseases.

What You'll Do

Work in collaboration with the senior investigator in the host laboratory. S/he works independently to participate in or lead a portion of a research project or projects. The research associate contributes ideas and suggestions to the research effort, operates independently and publishes papers in collaboration with the senior investigator. This individual may have other responsibilities in the laboratory such as supervision of staff, training of graduate students or postdoctoral fellows, grant proposal writing, writing papers, etc.

  • Perform scientific research as a professionally responsible member of the research team. Carries out independent research and may lead a portion of the project. Is responsible for problem exploration and definition, planning of the approach and sequence of steps, execution of experiments or studies, interpretation of findings, and documentation of results and may lead others in this effort. Keeps current with developments in the scientific field.
  • Publish results and author papers in collaboration with the senior investigator. May present findings at meetings.
  • Participates in other laboratory responsibilities such as supervision and/or training of research technicians, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows; development of grant proposals; etc.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Three years’ experience in postdoctoral research position    
  • PhD, MD, DVM, DDS, DMD or equivalent Doctoral degree    

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