Postdoctoral Fellow in biology, cellular, molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology or related fields

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.


Job posting number: #7066405

Posted: May 23, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Lu’s Laboratory at the Department of Medicine of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School in Boston has an opening for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to study mechanisms of acute kidney injury, chronic kidney diseases and fluid and electrolytes imbalance disorders. Dr. Lu’s lab is focusing on studying integrin-extracellular matrix signaling in kidney inflammation and interstitial fibrosis, and mechanisms of survival, remodeling and regeneration of renal tubular cells after acute kidney injury. In addition Dr. Lu’s lab is also investigating mechanisms of proteinuric glomerular diseases and calcified vasculopathy. Dr. Lu’s lab applies cell culture, organ culture and various tissue injury and transgenic mouse models using comprehensive biochemical, cell biology and molecular approaches and state of the art imaging technology to interrogate mechanism of tissue injury and repair. There are multiple very exciting projects that are available depending on the experience and interest of the candidate.

Candidates will have ample opportunities to acquire and develop new skills, work closely with the PI and collaborators while working in a supportive, highly collaborative, and energetic environment. State-of-the-art facilities are available within an exceptional research setting. We are a results-oriented group of highly motivated scientists who perform basic and translational research on kidney diseases. At every level, we value intelligence, teamwork, dedication and creativity, and we’re always looking for people with those skills who thrive in teams and dynamic environments.

The candidates should hold a PhD or/and MD degree within biology, cellular, molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology or related fields. Experience with cell culture, basic biochemical techniques, immunocytochemistry or immunological technology is essential. Experience with animal study is an advantage. The position is open immediately although the start date is flexible. Please submit a cover letter and CV to Dr. Lu (

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