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Postdoctoral Fellow GPCR signaling


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Job Title Postdoctoral Fellow GPCR signaling

JobID 1619172

Location: Cambridge, MA

Description ROLE SUMMARY

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to participate in the Pfizer WRD postdoctoral program. The postdoctoral fellow will work with mentors and Pfizer colleagues to investigate the role of GPCR signaling in regulating adipose tissue physiology. Under the guidance of research mentors, the successful candidate will drive the project forward with individual effort and independent study. The postdoc candidate should be independent and highly motivated with a keen interest in metabolic diseases and signal transduction.


The successful candidate will be able to:

- Design and perform studies and interpret results under the guidance of mentors.

- Develop and implement independent research ideas.

- Produce high quality data that will lead to first author publication(s) in high impact journals.

-Critically analyze experimental data, summarize and present results at internal and external meetings.

-Collaborate effectively with Pfizer colleagues in other disciplines.

-Ensure all tasks and responsibilities are performed according to scientific and ethical standards and correctly documented in lab notebook.


-PhD in biology, biochemistry, pharmacology or related field with demonstrated productivity in independent research (first author publications published in high quality peer-reviewed journals).

-Experience in metabolism and GPCR pharmacology

-Demonstrated proficiency in basic molecular and biochemical techniques required including some of the following: RNA/protein isolation from cells & tissues, qRT-PCR, Western blot, ELISA, immunostaining, flow cytometry, RNA-seq, proteomics.

-Experience in hepatocyte isolation from rodents preferred.

-Excellent written and oral communication skills.

-Previous post-doc experience preferred.



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I. Additional Offer Details:

- Grade: 002

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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