Postdoctoral Scholar Position Available in Digestive Diseases

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Postdoctoral Scholar Position Available in Digestive Diseases
University of California, Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF04656
Recruitment Period
Open date: June 17th, 2019
Last review date: Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 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: Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 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.


A postdoctoral position is currently available in The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at UCLA. Our research program focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms of intestinal inflammation, mucosal repair and inflammatory cell signaling using a combination of in vitro and in vivo approaches. Ongoing projects include the role of neuropeptide and hormone signaling; intercellular communication pathways involving adipose tissue, the enteric nervous system and extracellular vesicles; and the study of non-coding RNA molecules (microRNAs, lncRNAs) in gastrointestinal function.
Qualified applicants will have a PhD or MD/PhD degree, strong oral/written communication and critical thinking skills. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in cell culture, animal physiology, molecular biology, mouse models and a strong research background in mucosal biology, gastrointestinal physiology and/or neuroscience. Candidates will be expected to contribute to ongoing projects and expand novel independent research projects in a collaborative research environment. Interested applicants should forward a cover letter of interest and recent CV to Drs. Charalabos “Harry” Pothoulakis ([email protected]) and Jill Hoffman ([email protected]). In addition, you must apply to this JOB POSTING, as you will need to be compliant with the UCLA hiring process. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, students and staff.

Job location
Los Angeles, California

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Posted: 6/17/2019
Application Due: 9/18/2019
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