Post Doctoral Rsrch Assoc

Under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator and within established policies and procedures performs scientific investigative research in biomedical areas related to patient care; participates in the design of' experimental protocols and research directions and develops new procedures to carry out established research objectives; collects and analyzes data using bioinformatic phylogenetic and statistical methodology; executes existing protocols and develops new experimental methodologies to carry out established research objectives; researches literature in the field; writes manuscripts presentations and grants in line with the research goals and based on the research performed.



Conducts experiments and analyses according to established protocols and research methodology.

Develops new experimental protocols to carry out established research objectives.


Participates in the design of' research protocols to achieve the scientific objectives to allow quantitative and qualitative evaluation and interpretation of data obtained.


Collects and analyzes data using bioinformatic phylogenetic and statistical methodologies and software.


Participates in the interpretation of the results through conferences with supervisors and other researchers to review data compared to hypothesis and research methodology in instances of inexplicable data.

Reviews literature pertaining to research being conducted in the scientific area of interest.

Writes presentations manuscripts and grants based on research performed.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Other information:



PhD and/or MD required.



5 years' professional research experience with focused experience in molecular diagnostics.

Completion of a qualified national certification exam toward fulfillment of Rhode Island Clinical Laboratory License desirable.


Ability to train and work with volunteers and students on projects.


Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Full Time


Shift: 1


Union: Non-Union