Post-Doctoral Fellow

Stillwater, Oklahoma
Salary based on experience
October 09 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
PhD Fellowship

A Post-Doctoral Fellow position is immediately available in the Comparative Metabolism Laboratory within the Department of Physiological Sciences at Oklahoma State University.


This NIH-funded position is offered to study glucose metabolism during cardiorespiratory complications of diabetes.


The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D., with a strong background in physiology, and/or molecular and cellular biology, and/or diabetes research; DVMs with equivalent research experience are also encouraged to apply.  Primary responsibilities will include planning and managing research projects, maintaining animal models of metabolic diseases (including genetically engineered mice), performing in vivo (e.g., blood sampling, tissue collection) and in vitro experiments (e.g., cell culture, RT-PCR, ELISA, Western blotting, proteomics), and preparation of manuscripts and conference presentations. The post-doctoral fellow will also assist with training and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students. The candidate should demonstrate the ability to work independently and participate as a team player within a dynamic research group, as well as within the Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases ( The applicant must be fluent in spoken and written English with strong communication and organizational skills. Responsible, dedicated, self-motivated and hard-working candidates are encouraged to apply. 


Interested persons should email: and submit: 1) a current CV, 2) a letter of interest describing how this position fits into research interests and future career plans, and 3) names and contact information of three references.


Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.


Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that encourages applications from members of minority groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus.