Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Connell School of Nursing @ Boston College

December 1, 2021
Job Description

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College invites applications for the position of a full-time (1.0 FTE) post-doctoral researcher in the broad areas of mucosal immunology, human milk biology, and microbiome science, beginning in January or 2022. This position will provide the selected candidate with an opportunity to further develop a research agenda focused on clinical factors, microbial interventions, and immune health during early life.  The individual will collaborate closely with an interdisciplinary and interinstitutional team. The experience gained during this post-doctoral position will help prepare the candidate for a successful academic career.

Boston College offers competitive salaries and benefits, a collegial environment, and outstanding students and faculty. We seek individuals with openness to diverse intellectual interests and an appreciation for Boston College’s Jesuit and liberal arts traditions.


We are seeking candidates who have their Ph.D. in biology, immunology, or a health-related science. Well-qualified candidates will also desire an academic career in health-related sciences, demonstrate research productivity, and actively participate in the Boston College and William F. Connell School of Nursing community.

Please submit:

A curriculum vitae
A cover letter describing the candidate’s goals for the post-doc position
A brief research statement

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees
  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Low-Cost Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

Read more and apply here.