Postdoctoral Fellow: Quantitative Developmental Biology

Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
Salary commensurate with experience
April 17 2019
Position Type
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Postdoctoral Fellow: Quantitative Developmental Biology


Position Summary:

The Arora Lab ( in the Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology and the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering ( at Michigan State University is seeking an enthusiastic and creative postdoctoral fellow to work on a project focusing on mechanisms underlying changes in the three-dimensional structure of the murine uterus and glands promoting embryo implantation. The lab uses classic developmental biology and implantation biology methods, mouse genetics, gene expression analysis and state-of-the art laser-scanning confocal microscopy complemented by 3D image analysis and computational modeling approaches.

Required Qualifications

- Ph.D. in Developmental Biology, Reproductive Physiology, Biomedical Engineering or Biomathematics from an accredited university with at least one first author publication.

  • Work well in a multidisciplinary research team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn and perform mouse husbandry and animal surgery
  • An interest in approaching biological problems with a quantitative mindset

This position provides excellent academic learning opportunities in a highly interactive and networked environment. You will join a new group of colleagues with access to core facility support and a network of creative experimental and computational collaborations.

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