Postdoctoral Fellow - Duke University School of Medicine

Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina (US)
$47,848 (NIH Standards) + excellent Duke benefits
January 25 2018
Yang Lab Postdoc Position
Position Type
Full Time
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Postdoc fellow positions supported by NIH Funds are immediately available at Duke University School of Medicine. Membrane biologists and electrophysiologists with high motivation, creativity and independence are welcomed to apply Dr. Huanghe Yang’s research team in the Departments of Biochemistry and Neurobiology at Duke Medicine.

The Yang lab is working on understanding the biology of ion and lipid membrane transport under various physiological and pathological conditions, and developing  novel approaches to treat related diseases, including but not limited to neurological, cardiovascular, hemostatic and thrombotic, immunological disorders and cancer. The projects are high-risk but high-reward. A combination of electrophysiology, cell biology, mouse models, biophysical, biochemical and state-of-art imaging techniques is employed in the lab. More information about the research and the lab can be found at or

Successful candidates must hold a PhD. or equivalent degree with expertise relevant to the research areas. Motivated and independent individuals with a demonstrated track record in patch clamping, neuroscience and hematology are preferred, but strong research experience in membrane biology, lipid biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, immunology, imaging, and other related fields will also be considered. Interested individuals should send a brief cover letter describing career goals, research experience and interests, current CV, and contact information of three references to:

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to provide employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Research Triangle Area of North Carolina, which includes Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, is consistently rated among the best areas in the country to live. With its low living costs, array of family-friendly activities, exceptional schools and universities, Research Triangle Park’s high-tech research and development center, and premier shopping, Raleigh/Durham has something for everyone.

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