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Postdoctoral Scholars - Division of Gastroenterology

Application Window

Open date: December 1, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Dec 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Nov 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The University of California, San Diego, Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine is recruiting a Postdoctoral Researcher to join our newly funded NIH-NIAAA project. Our work focuses on the study of the exciting role of intestinal homeostasis including the intestinal epithelium, microbiome and immune system interactions and its influence in liver disease. The proposed study will characterize this gut-liver axis in preclinical models of liver disease and in patients with liver disease using cutting edge microbiomics and state-of-the-art technology.
We aim to find innovative strategies to prevent liver disease in patients. In our laboratory we study factors that mediate chronic liver diseases. In addition, we focus on microbial factors that promote liver injury and chronic liver diseases and the consequences of intestinal dysbiosis on host biology. We specifically are interested in the enteric microbiome, metagenome and transcriptome associated with liver disease. We use in vitro and in vivo technologies to study various aspects of chronic liver disease.


Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

Requirements of this position include PhD degree in biology, pharmacy, immunology, biochemistry, or any biomedical sciences. We encourage applicants with experience in biochemistry, immunology, or biomedicine.
A successful applicant will demonstrate creativity, productivity and interest in science through their experience

Preferred qualifications

Previous mouse handling experience, FACS/flow cytometry, and single cell multiomics is a plus but not essential.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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