Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowship

United States
Job Posted Date: 
July 1, 2024
Postdoc Positions
Postdoc Positions at UCSF

Postdoctoral fellowship at University of California, San Francisco is available for a highly motivated individual to join the laboratory of Vincent Auyeung, MD, PhD in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).  The laboratory studies how dysregulated lung repair and regeneration contributes to lung diseases such as lung fibrosis and asthma. The laboratory is particularly focused on cellular stress signaling, with a special emphasis on the unfolded protein response. To learn more visit

Postdoctoral fellows are expected to be problem-solvers with a positive attitude, who design and perform experiments, critically analyze data, and assume primary responsibility for writing and publishing the scientific results. Postdoctoral fellows are expected to apply and be competitive for intramural and extramural funding. Postdoctoral fellows interested in both academic and industry careers are encouraged to apply.


  • PhD or equivalent in molecular, cell, or developmental biology, or a similar field
  • Proficiency in laboratory research, including experimental design, data collection, and analysis
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate laboratory records
  • High-quality publications from graduate school

Ideal candidates will be experienced in one or more of the following domains:

  • Standard molecular and cellular assays including immunofluorescence staining, flow cytometry, qPCR, and ELISA
  • Tissue / cell culture techniques including organoids, air-liquid interface (ALI) culture, and precision-cut lung slices (PCLS)
  • Mouse models of lung fibrosis and asthma, including use of lineage-tracing and conditional genetic knockouts.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to [email protected].  To learn more about resources and opportunities for postdoctoral fellows at UCSF, including pay scale and benefits, see

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 advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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