Postdoctoral Position - Structural Biologist/Biochemist

At the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), creativity and excellence are fundamental to our success. As one of the world's largest philanthropies, HHMI is a major force in advancing biomedical research and science education.

We have a postdoctoral position available in the laboratory of HHMI Investigator, Tobias Walther, Ph.D. and Robert V. Farese, Jr, M.D. who jointly run a highly collaborative group at the Harvard School of Public Health.

The Walther-Farese Laboratory studies the biochemistry of cellular lipid metabolism and homeostasis with a particular interest in neutral lipid synthesis and Lipid Droplet biogenesis. We seek an outstanding individual with Ph.D. training in biochemistry and/or structural biology to study the mechanistic basis of lipid synthesis and lipid droplet formation. The successful candidate will be integral part of our structural biology efforts in our department at Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Public Health. (

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D./Ph.D. degree in structural biology (X-ray crystallography, NMR or electron microscopy), biochemistry, or molecular biology and have a strong publication record.

To Apply

Interested individuals should send a Curriculum Vitae and contact information for three people who could provide letters of reference to:

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