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Postdoctoral Fellow

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Postdoctoral Fellow

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
May 18, 2022

The Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will be responsible for molecular biology and bioengineering-based new technologies and approaches to detect and measure biomarkers associated with cancer and infectious disease, and to employ these methods to analyze samples from animal models of human disease and human subjects to test and validate their performance.

We are a multi-disciplinary team across biology, chemistry, engineering, and bioinformatics. You will join a team that focuses on developing non-invasive approaches for early disease diagnosis and disease prognosis, the use of advanced molecular biology approaches for nucleic acid and protein biomarker measurement, and analysis of extracellular vesicles as biomarkers in the progression of cancer and infectious diseases.


1. Recent Ph.D. in in protein molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, epigenetics, immunology or related field, with demonstrated skills in analytical chemistry, molecular biology

2. Research experience in biomarker detection and quantification, exosome protein/RNA detection. T cell and antibody response, epigenetic regulations, nucleic acid including DNA, mRNA, miRNA analysis, mutation analysis, drug resistance/ responses in cancer or infectious diseases.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission: CV and Research Statement (s). 

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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