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Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Post Doctoral Fellow

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
May 3, 2021

Position Summary:  

Six postdoctoral fellow positions are available in Dr. Yi-Ping Li’s laboratory in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine.

Candidates should have a recent or upcoming PhD or MD/PhD degree. A strong record of peer-reviewed publications with at least one first-author paper published in high impact journals in related fields is essential. Candidates should have an excellent work ethic, initiative, time management skills, and be well-organized and self-motivated, with the ability to work independently, publish findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and collaborate with other team members. Candidates should possess strong written and oral communication skills, and strong critical thinking and problem solving abilities. Candidates should have research experience and a strong research background in at least one of the following areas: 

  1. Genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, and cell signaling 
  2. Mouse models of skeletal diseases and metabolic diseases, stem cell biology, tissue regeneration, and CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing
  3. Computational biology, bioinformatics, and biostatistics, including analyses of scRNA-seq data, RNA-seq data, ChIP-seq data, and proficient in statistical and programming languages
  4. Epigenetics, transcriptional and post-transcriptional gene regulation, RNA biology and protein structure biology
  5. Aging biology, immunology, inflammation diseases and cancer immunotherapy

Please visit the lab website for more information at



Ph.D. or M.D. with experience in molecular biology or cell biology or biochemistry


Application Instructions:

Applications must include the following: a curriculum vitae, contact information (including telephone numbers and email addresses) for 3 references including your Ph.D. mentor, and a cover letter describing your research experience and interests.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

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