Postdoctoral Position

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
July 29 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The laboratory of Dr. J. Kevin Foskett has immediate openings for motivated individuals to fill NIH-funded postdoctoral position. We study the biophysics and physiology of IP3R Ca2+-release channels, the mitochondrial Ca2+ uniporter and CALHM ion channels and their roles in physiology, including bioenergetics, cancer, neurodegeneration and sensory perception ( kevin.foskett.1/bibliography/40983577/public/?sort=date&direction=descending).

Ph.D. and relevant research experience required. Desired skills include patch-clamp electrophysiology, quantitative microscopy, molecular biology, structural biology approaches, and experience with transgenic mice. Candidates will perform experiments, manage projects, train and supervise students, publish papers, and assist with preparing grants. Individuals will receive mentoring and develop new skills.

To apply, submit CV, letter describing your research interests, and names and contact information of three references to Dr. J. Kevin Foskett (

The Perelman School of Medicine, a top-ranked medical school for NIH funding, is highly collaborative with state-of-the-art facilities ( and opportunities for interactions in numerous institutes and centers ( The School is integrated within the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, a world-class institution with an easily-walkable campus located near central Philadelphia. We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply