Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (GMGI) is an exciting independent marine research institute with a mission to address critical challenges facing our oceans, human health, and the environment through innovative scientific research and education. GMGI is seeking a Research Scientist to lead an independent research program that aligns with our mission within our Biomedicine & Biotechnology focus area. It is envisioned that this program will include cutting edge molecular and/or computational approaches to address research questions at the intersection of oceans and human health with translational outcomes. For example, innovative approaches to accelerate the discovery of new marine organisms, processes, and products with applications in biotechnology and/or human health would be a good fit. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research, a strong publication record and a history of successfully awarded grants. We will consider scientists at all career levels, but particularly encourage applications from scientists with established research programs that fit GMGI’s mission.
The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills and an interest in translating research discoveries into practical applications. This represents an extraordinary opportunity for a motivated and entrepreneurial scientist to help build GMGI into a world-class research institute.