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The Nutrition and Vision Research Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (JM-USDA HNRCA) is seeking candidates who have a PhD in Biochemistry or a related discipline.

Postdoctoral positions are available to work on one of the following projects:

1) Elucidate interactions between dietary glycemia, metabolomics, microbiome, aging
2) Regulation of eye lens differentiation,
3) Changes in Ubiquitin conjugate dynamics in response to stress.

Projects are mature and much data is already available.


Candidates should have a PhD in Biochemistry or a related discipline. Candidates with good biochemical, histology skills, and experience analyzing large data sets as well as systems approaches are most desired. Candidates should have at least two English language first authored papers. If applicable, candidates must have or obtain a suitable visa.

Application Instructions:

The review of applications will start immediately. Please send a CV, a list of grades received in graduate science courses. Finalists will be asked to write a 2-page research proposal of how you would further the objectives of our group.


Please send all materials via mail or email to Dr. Allen Taylor:
Dr. Allen Taylor
Director of the Nutrition and Vision Research Laboratory at the HNRCA
Professor of Nutrition, Biochemistry, and Ophthalmology at Tufts University
JM-USDA HNRCA, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111

For questions about these positions, please contact Dr. Taylor at 617-566-3156.