Postdoctoral Fellow

Location
Maryland (US)
Salary
NIH scale, $50,000-$60,000
Posted
March 30 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

An NIH-funded postdoctoral fellow position is available. Our laboratory is investigating how elevated androgen causes metabolic dysfunction (in liver and other energy storage tissues), type 2 diabetes, obesity, or reproductive dysfunction in female mice. 

Candidates must

  • have a Ph.D. degree;
  • Experience in the study of animal physiology, specifically related to in vivo and in vitro metabolic, or reproductive studies;
  • Be highly motivated,
  • Be able to work both independently and collaboratively;
  • Show excellent critical thinking, scholarly ability, and communication skills.  

​Mentor team is available for candidate. We will support the right fellow to 1) be the primary authors on their work; 2) apply for fellowship; 3) achieve the goal of their career development 

Primary mentor: Dr. Sheng Wu, Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics; Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology; Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Co-mentor: Dr. Rexford Ahima, Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Professor of Medicine, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Diabetes, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Send application letter, CV, and three relevant letters of recommendation to: Sheng Wu, PhD, swu24@jhmi.edu.  NIH scaled salary starts from $50,000. 

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