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Tufts Medical Center Postdoctoral Research Fellow:

The Wallingford Lab in the Mother Infant Research Institute at Tufts Medical Center in Boston is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to pursue mechanisms of placental vascular development and pathophysiology as a member of NIH and AHA funded studies. Prior research experience in the areas of vascular development, vascular disease, placenta biology, and/or mammalian development is preferred. Extensive experience with molecular biology, histology, literature review, scientific writing, experimental design, independent and team research, and thorough laboratory record keeping is required. The applicant will have access to resources within the Mother Infant Research Institute, the Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, and the Department of Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology on the Tufts Health Sciences campus in Boston. We also provide extensive support with respect to professional development, advancing grant writing skills, and opportunities to present research findings at scientific conferences. Available immediately. Application review will occur on a rolling basis.Please submit a cover letter, CV or resume, and contact information for three references to mwallingford(at)


University of California San Diego Project Scientist:

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is recruiting an experienced Project Scientist. We seek an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual with rigorous training in development, genetics, molecular biology, genomics and bioinformatics, who is interested in an academic career focused on advancing research and education in the field of developmental biology. The ideal Project Scientist will be able to direct their own independent research project with oversight and input from the principal investigator. The incumbent will also assist with lab management tasks and help oversee the projects of others in the laboratory, including training and providing scientific direction for graduate students, undergraduate students and postdocs in the laboratory. The ideal candidate will also assist with manuscript writing and grant preparation and will also have the opportunity to present their work at scientific meetings. Candidates must have a PhD in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Genomics, Bioinformatics or other related area. The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist level will be based on the candidate's qualifications and experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales.A link to full description of the Project Scientist series is provided for your review: Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: 


Northwestern University Assistant/Associate Professor: The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time tenure track Investigator at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position will have an emphasis on fetal, placental and reproductive tract research. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an energetic, well-funded research program; engage in interdisciplinary and collaborative research and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses. Successful candidate will have completed a doctorate in biology from a credentialed institution and will have academic qualifications and experience. Substantial experience in fetal, placental and reproductive tract research is preferred. Applications and letter of interest accepted here: Questions:Dr. Serdar Bulun, Department Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine (alicia.revalee(at)


University of California San Diego Research Scientist:

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is recruiting an experienced Research Scientist who will serve as a resource for trainees (and also faculty) for: Study design, power calculations; Querying data from the EPIC/Clarity Clinical Data Warehouse (CDW); Setting up REDCap databases, Statistical analysis and abstract and manuscript preparation. The Research Scientist will also have the opportunity to perform research projects in collaboration with faculty in the division of MFM. Candidates must have a PhD in epidemiology, biostatistics or other relevant areas. Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Research Scientist level. For more details and to apply go to Queens University of Technology PhD Candidates: Queens University of Technology is seeking two biomedical or biological science graduate to undertake PhD projects funded by Australian Research Council at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane. The Child and Reproductive Health group is seeking two biomedical or biological science graduates to undertake PhD projects. Applicants should have experience in biochemical, cell and molecular biology and meet QUT’s PhD entry requirements. There are two PhD Scholarships available. This PhD offers the opportunity to work with an internationally recognised team under the supervision of Professor Murray Mitchell. The projects will involve (i) the measurements of lipids, nucleic acids and proteins/cytokines within exosomes isolated from bovine biological fluids (e.g. milk/plasma) (ii) evaluations of exosomal effects on cell responsiveness and cellular pathways. For more information about the scholarship or application process or to apply email Professor Murray Mitchell (murray.mitchell(at)



Postdoctoral Fellow/Senior Scientist position at Wayne State University School of Medicine


A postdoctoral fellow/Senior Scientist position is available in the Perinatal Research Program in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, to study placental development, immunology of the maternal-fetal interface, and the vascular complications associated with various pregnancy disorders. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree. Research experience in areas of tissue-specific gene targeting, transgenic design, immunology, developmental biology, and placental development is desired. Applicants for the Senior Scientist position should have at least five years of postdoctoral training experience and excellent manuscript/grant/scientific writing skills. Competitive salary and benefits will be provided and the positions are available immediately. Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and names of three references by email to: Nihar R. Nayak, DVM, PhD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine; email:




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