Boston, February 2019
Two Post-Doctoral Fellowship Positions available at the
Sleep and Inflammatory Systems Laboratory
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Our laboratory is active in research investigating the effects of sleep and sleep deficiency on inflammatory, neuroendocrine, and autonomic pathways in humans, countermeasures to improve sleep and physiological functioning, and biomarker research.
We seek enthusiastic, highly motivated, and talented scientists to join our multi-disciplinary team. The applicant will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant research area such as immunology, neuroscience, neurobiology, psychology, statistics, or informatics and has a keen interest in the field of sleep and circadian science. The applicant should have excellent writing and oral communication skills and experience in data analysis.
The selected candidate will work under the mentorship of two principal investigators, Drs. Janet Mullington and Monika Haack (https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/humansleepandinflammation) on one or more projects involving experimentally induced short/disrupted sleep, insomnia, immune system regulation, blood pressure regulation, pain sensitivity and modulation, emotional wellbeing, and/or biomarker research, and will develop her/his independent line of research.
At the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, the candidate will have access to outstanding educational opportunities through the following programs:
- The Harvard Medical School Division of Sleep Medicine offers various education and training programs, including the Training Program in Sleep, Circadian and Respiratory Neurobiology (T32, https://sleep.med.harvard.edu/training/research-training-program).
- Harvard Catalyst offers numerous online and in-person courses related to clinical and translational research (https://catalyst.harvard.edu).
- The Clinical Research Center at BIDMC provides an excellent environment for sleep research studies and particularly supports early career investigators (https://www.bidmc.org/research/research-and-academic-affairs/clinical-research-at-bidmc/clinical-research-center).
Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the NIH and BIDMC/Harvard Medical School guidelines.
To apply please send your CV, names of contact information of three references, and a brief statement of research interests by email to Drs. Janet Mullington ([email protected]) or Monika Haack ([email protected]).