Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Structural & Cellular Biology

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Structural & Cellular Biology

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Sep 30, 2022

A postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately in a well-funded laboratory to study the role of microbiome on development of progression of enterohepatic disease. The primary focus of our research is to employ molecular, cellular, preclinical approaches to understand the mechanisms related to gut-liver axis, bile acid homeostasis, and nutritional and immune response during gut and liver metabolism. Recent research also focuses on the development of probiotic-based therapy for alcohol-associated liver disease, non-alcoholic liver disease, liver fibrosis, and cancer.


Ph.D. in biomedical research or equivalent doctoral degree

Experience working with model organisms

Strong expertise in molecular biology, microbiology, or immunology techniques

Knowledge of bioinformatics analysis

Have manuscripts published or under review

Experience with presenting his/her research at local or national scientific conferences

Experience in training graduate and undergraduate students 

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission: CV, and Two Confidential Letters of Recommendation.

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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