Postdoctoral Fellow

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Postdoctoral Fellow

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Mar 23, 2021

The Tortelote Lab at Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, is seeking an outstanding candidate for a post-doctoral position.  


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the field of cell/developmental biology or related field. The successful candidate should have demonstrated productivity in related fields and have the talent and dedication to take advantage of the vast resources available at Tulane University. Experience in the following areas is preferred: imaging, scRNA seq, cell/tissue culture and mice handling. Multiple approaches including molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry and genetic technologies will be used to elucidate the precise role of metabolism in regulating kidney development. Knowledge of R programming or bioinformatic tools is a plus. 


Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills are essential. Should be able to work effectively and collegially, design and evaluate experiments, develop new ideas that promote current research and contribute toward the preparation of scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be required to train and supervise research staff and students. 


The appointment will be reviewed on a yearly basis up to three years, based on research performance. 

Application Instructions:

To apply, please forward a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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