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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Moderna-Pathology and Toxicology

Northeastern University

Northeastern University

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Monday, December 25, 2023

About the Opportunity

About the Opportunity:
The Northeastern University-Moderna joint Post-Doctoral Fellow will be responsible for the preclinical toxicology and assessment of safety for the mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulations for clinical development. She/he will contribute to evaluating cellular, tissue, and whole animal toxicological assessment of mRNA formulations at various stages of drug development. The Fellow will support the Pathology and Preclinical Safety Project Lead at Moderna on programs with high quantitative intensity and will collaborate closely with other groups towards successful preclinical and clinical programs. At Northeastern, the Fellow will be involved in publications, presentations, and mentoring junior level students in the laboratory.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • A PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biology, Bioengineering and related fields with strong background and experience in preclinical toxicological evaluations of pharmaceutical formulations, including in in vitro and in vivo assessment of safety in preclinical and clinical models.
  • Ability to develop and deliver clear and concise presentations for both internal and external meetings.
  • Publication record in preclinical toxicological assessment, especially related to nanoparticle formulations.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply:

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Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.