Category Archives: Postdoc

Postdoctoral Fellow Position at Stony Brook University in New York

The Krug laboratory in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Stony Brook University seeks a PhD- or MD-level applicant to join as a post-doctoral fellow. The fellow will investigate the mechanism by which host signaling factors control gammaherpesvirus latency in an animal pathogenesis system. This is a multi-disciplinary project involving cell signaling, immunology, and ‘omics’ in addition to viral pathogenesis. A PhD or MD in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology or a closely related field and experience in molecular biology is required.
Required Qualifications: PhD or MD in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or closely related field. In-depth research experience in microbiology, immunology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, or cell biology.

Preferred Qualifications: Proven ability to carry out biomedical research as judged by scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. Experience with molecular biology. Familiarity with animal models of disease.

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Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Cryospheric Sciences

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in cryospheric sciences. Researchers at the Observatory work to understand the dynamics of the Earth’s chemical, physical and biological systems, from the core to the upper atmosphere, including Earth’s interactions with human society. Our scientists lead research in the fields of solid Earth dynamics; ocean, atmospheric and climate systems; cryospheric sciences; paleoclimate and biogeoscience. Continue reading

Position Available: Postdoctoral Research Scientist

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University seeks a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to participate in a Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative-funded study of the influence of natural oil and gas seeps on the pelagic ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico. The position will include fieldwork in the Gulf of Mexico, laboratory analyses of field samples, analysis of metagenomic datasets and synthesis with environmental data sets. Continue reading

The California Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic year

The California Alliance invites prospective postdoctoral fellows to submit ONE application for postdoctoral positions at any of the four partner universities: Berkeley, Caltech, Stanford and UCLA. These are postdoctoral awards for up to two-years, with annual stipends of $55K to $70K in the mathematical, physical and computer sciences, chemistry, and engineering.

There is no formal application deadline, but applicants are encouraged to apply by January 4, 2016, because the Alliance will begin reviewing applications and making award decisions at that time.

 Please visit the website for more information:

IBP’s Professional Development Webinars

IBP’s fall calendar of professional development webinars for students.  Webinars are free and feature guest speakers from federal agencies and academia.  All webinars feature closed captioning for the hearing impaired. We encourage your classes to join as a group.  Students may also join individually.

Funding your Graduate Education
November 9th at 3pm Eastern

Paid Summer Research for Undergraduates
December 9th at 3pm Eastern

Paid Summer Research for Undergraduates
January 27th at 3pm Eastern

Preparing and Applying for a Postdoc Position
February 24th at 3pm Eastern


UC San Francisco: Postdoc Position open in virologic, immunologic, and molecular studies of HIV pathogenesis, prevention and cure

Post-doctoral position is available for candidates who have had research experience in virology, molecular biology, or immunology and have obtained a Ph.D. and/or M.D.

The research undertaken involves studies of HIV infection, innate immunity, stem cell biology and vaccine development.  Candidate will get experience in many phases of HIV pathogenesis, treatment and cure. It is a model for studying many aspects of infection by viruses. The position is in the Laboratory for Tumor and AIDS Virus Research at the University of California, San Francisco.

Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Dr. Jay A. Levy, M.D.
University of California San Francisco
513 Parnassus, Box 1270
San Francisco, CA 94143-1270


Two postdoctoral positions at Stanford

Two exciting postdoctoral opportunities are available at Stanford (biosciences)–

The first project involves mouse genetics, single cell transcriptomics, computational analysis of transcriptome data, and microscopic imaging, among other methods. The project is in the Mustapha/Heller Labs. Mustapha-Heller postdoctoral

The second project involves mouse genetics, electrophysiological recordings from dissociated neurons, transcriptome analysis and microscopic imaging, among other methods.  The project is in the Mustapha/Ricci Labs. Mustapha-Ricci postdoctoral

Candidates should send a CV as well as a brief statement why they would be a good fit to the PI, Dr. Mirna Mustapha at

UC San Francisco IRACDA Postdoc Fellowship Application Deadline 4/8/15

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is one of 19 universities in the United States to offer postdoctoral fellowships through the Institutional Research and Career Development Award (IRACDA/NIGMS).  Now in our 8th year, our fellows receive an intensive research and teaching experience, and our program alumnae/i have gone on to tenure-track teaching and research positions, as well as research and policy positions in state and federal agencies. Continue reading