Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (GMGI) is an exciting independent marine research institute that is addressing critical challenges facing our oceans, human health, and the environment through innovative scientific research and education. Our research strategy uses molecular and genomic technologies to address questions related to Oceans and Human Health with three main focus areas (1) Marine Biomedicine & Biotechnology, (2) Ecosystem Function & Health and (3) Fisheries & Aquaculture. We are looking for a highly innovative and motivated Research Associate with experience in cell culture, molecular biology, genomics, and bioinformatics to contribute to our Biomedicine & Biotechnology program. Current focus is on developing functional genomic tools to promote marine animals as models for biomedical research with emphasis on mechanisms of healthy aging, tissue regeneration, and resistance to cancer.
The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills and the ability to work with a variety of collaborators from academia and industry. This position is an extraordinary opportunity for an innovative and entrepreneurial person who is excited to be part of a team building a world-class research institute.