The John B. Pierce Laboratory


The John B. Pierce Laboratory recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  We strive to create an inclusive community of faculty, staff, and students whose voices and contributions are valued and respected.

The Pierce Laboratory seeks employees who support the research, and public service mission of the laboratory. The John B. Pierce Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  To learn more about diversity at the John B. Pierce Laboratory:


A full-time position is available as an Accounts Payable Specialist/Front Desk Coordinator at The John B. Pierce Laboratory, a small nonprofit interdisciplinary scientific research institute affiliated with Yale University.  We are seeking a self-motivated candidate who is experienced in Accounts Payable, and possesses strong communication and general office skills.  This is a dual role responsible for all Accounts Payable and Front Desk functions working closely with the business team and HR Administrator, and reports directly to the Business Manager.  The Pierce Laboratory provides excellent benefits with employer paid health insurance and free parking.


  • Process weekly accounts payable runs, insuring timely payment of invoices, and accuracy of coding
  • Manage Purchase Orders, including creating, reviewing, editing, receipt and follow-up
  • Maintain up to date vendor data
  • Archive and organize files, physical and cloud based
  • Organize and implement front desk processes, receive visitors and direct to proper destination
  • Perform clerical functions and email correspondence incidental to Laboratory and Accounts Payable activities
  • Respond to telephone inquiries from staff and vendor community. Route phone calls from central console
  • Order supplies and monitor inventory, sort mail, receive packages
  • Assist with employee events: parties, outings, seminars, luncheons


  • Associates degree and/or minimum of three years of experience in Accounts Payable
  • Proficient in WORD, EXCEL, and OUTLOOK
  • Experience in use of cloud based accounting systems such as Net Suite preferred
  • Works well independently and with a team; possesses excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work with proven attention to detail


Please forward your resume and a cover letter to HR@JBPIERCE.ORG

posted on 01/11/2022

Cardiovascular outcomes in women with endometriosis

Applications are invited for an NIH-funded Postdoctoral Research Associate position in studies focusing on cardiovascular outcomes in women with endometriosis in the laboratory of Dr. Nina Stachenfeld at The John B. Pierce Laboratory, with co-terminus appointment in the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. This project focuses on the cardiovascular and immunological mechanisms contributing to hormone-related cardiovascular comorbidities in women with endometriosis. This series of studies uses pharmaceutical, intradermal microdiaylsis and flow-mediated vasodilation approaches in human participants.  This project provides a unique opportunity to collaborate in a multicenter grant.

Our program provides a rich environment with access to workshops, seminars, and all training and career mentoring programs available through the Pierce Laboratory and through the Yale University system.  We emphasize team and individualized mentoring to maximize our trainees’ success towards an independent research career.


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. with strong motivation, good communication skills, and the ability to work independently.  The postdoctoral associate will be expected to participate in experimental design; data collection, analysis and interpretation, and preparation of oral and written scientific reports.  Candidates with prior experience in human cardiovascular or exercise physiology research are encouraged to apply.    Prior experience with intradermal microdialysis in humans is desirable, but not necessary.

The salary is commensurate with experience according to the published NIH postdoctoral stipend levels.  The Pierce Laboratory provides excellent benefits with employer paid health insurance and free parking.  Applicants must be a US citizen or permanent resident eligible for NIH grant support.


Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file including 1) a cover letter with a brief statement of research experience and interest; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) a list of three references to:

This position will begin June 1, 2022.

posted on 01/18/2022


A full-time position is available as a research assistant in studies that develop and use genetically encoded fluorescent voltage indicators in nerve cells in various model systems at The John B. Pierce Laboratory, a nonprofit scientific research institute affiliated with Yale University.  The Pierce Laboratory provides excellent benefits with employer paid health insurance and free parking.

We are seeking a highly motivated person capable of working both independently and as a member of the team.  The projects in the lab are based on use of cell culture and molecular biology techniques. Experience with molecular biology techniques such as DNA purification, DNA gel electrophoresis, PCR, and bacterial cultures is required. Experience with aseptic technique for maintenance of mammalian cultures is an advantage. The lab duties also include assistance with organization and maintenance of experimental infrastructure (upkeep of lab stocks, placing orders, etc.).


Applicants must have at least a bachelor degree in one of the biological sciences (i.e., Molecular Biology, Biochemistry) and laboratory experience beyond the classroom (e.g. part-time or full-time job). The candidate should also have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.


Please submit your resume with a cover letter describing your previous lab experience, skill sets, and your career goals, along with contact information of three references to:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

We do not sponsor employment-based visas for this position.  We only consider applicants who have valid authorization to work in the U.S.

posted on 12/08/2021