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Postdoctoral Fellow Position - Craniofacial development and regeneration, Yelick Laboratory
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Date Posted May 24, 2021
Title Postdoctoral Fellow Position - Craniofacial development and regeneration, Yelick Laboratory
University Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Boston, MA, United States
Department Department of Orthodontics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Prosthodontics/Restorative Dentistry
    Biological/Materials Sciences

Immediate opening for an NIH funded Postdoctoral position at the Tufts Boston Campus to study mineralized craniofacial development and disease using normal and genetic syndrome human dental pulp stem cells in tissue engineering applications for bone and tooth regeneration, and genetic zebrafish models for human craniofacial diseases. Competitive candidate will have a recent PhD in a related field of Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology or Genetics, and expertise with molecular techniques such as genome editing (Crispr/Cas9), siRNA transfection, DNA and RNA isolation and analyses. Highly motivated and enthusiastic candidate interested in the fields of craniofacial development and use of stem cells for craniofacial tissue regeneration are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be able to work independently, and also as a team player able to effectively work with others and independently. Tufts University offers excellent benefits and support.

Application Instructions

Interested parties should submit their current curriculum vitae along with a statement describing their scholarly and clinical accomplishments and interests, as well as names and contact information of at least three references. Applications must be submitted electronically:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate has been selected.

Questions regarding the search process or assistance with uploading applications may be directed to Pamela C. Yelick at

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  • Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

    Tufts University is committed to being viewed as an antiracist institution by every member of our community. At TUSDM, we strive to create and maintain a climate that recognizes differences and commonalities, while understanding and engaging in intentional experiences that nurture acceptance of diverse ideological viewpoints, socio-economic status, racial/ethnic makeup, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and equity. We have an ongoing commitment to hiring faculty and staff who represent and support our DEI values. We promote awareness and understanding of issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion through professional development programs for our students, faculty, and staff to drive antiracist attitudes, values, and behavior.

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Contact Information

  • Pamela C. Yelick
    Department of Orthodontics
    Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
    1 Kneeland St.
    Boston, MA 02115


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