UCSF Postdoc Position

San Francisco County, California
February 02 2018
Other, Other
Position Type
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The Laboratory of Dr. Suneil Koliwad, which is part of the UCSF Diabetes Center and the Division of Endocrinology at UCSF, is searching for a postdoctoral scholar to study the role of microglia and other specific myeloid cell populations in regulating hypothalamic function, energy metabolism, glucose homeostasis, and adaptation to advancing age. The successful candidate will be engaged in research focused on a variety of topics, including immuno-phenotyping, transcriptomics, in vivo studies, and cell-cell crosstalk, using cutting-edge tools.  The Koliwad lab has been productive in advancing knowledge regarding the role of microglia in metabolic control, and the incoming postdoctoral scholar would be deeply involved in building on these efforts.

The Koliwad Lab is located in the world-class Diabetes Center, on the Parnassus Heights campus of UCSF. This location offers tremendous resources, both technical and conceptual, and opportunities for mentorship, skill-building, and gaining expertise. The Koliwad Lab has been highly successful in facilitating career development awards by its trainees. The Diabetes Center and closely associated Department of Immunology together also provide a highly stimulating environment for career development. UCSF is located in San Francisco, CA, which boasts a pleasant climate year-round, and a culturally enjoyable, diverse, and physically beautiful environment in which to live and work.


•             Curriculum Vitae

•             Three References

•             Cover Letter (Optional)

Please send a C.V. and three references to Lily.Yu@ucsf.edu

Electronic submissions in PDF format is preferred, and include the words “UCSF Koliwad Lab Postdoc Position application” in the subject line.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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