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Open Positions

We welcome inquiries from recent PhD scientists with excellent molecular biology skills, however, our current work is especially well suited to individuals with prior training in one or more of the following areas:

  • yeast genomics, molecular and cell biology
  • mammalian cell culture
  • live cell fluorescence imaging
  • protein and/or lipid biochemistry

We always welcome inquiries from Yale graduate and undergraduate students. The laboratory shares space with the laboratory of Dr. James Rothman providing an unparalleled, highly interactive training environment for investigating the molecular cell biology of the endomembrane system. In addition, the Department of Cell Biology provides for collegial opportunities in super resolution microscopy, proteomics, high throughput screening, and other exciting technologies to advance your research. Contact Dr. Burd via email ( Please include your current CV and contact information of three references.