The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern Medical Center)

Postdoctoral Researcher/Surgery

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern Medical Center)

Dallas, TX, United States

A postdoctoral training position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Benjamin Levi, in the Center for Organogenesis and Trauma, Children’s Research Institute and Center for Mineral Metabolism. The Postdoctoral Researcher would be joining a basic and translational laboratory funded by the NIH and DOD that consists of post-doctoral fellows, medical students, technicians and a research scientist supervised by Dr. Benjamin Levi. Currently we focus on extremity trauma and cell fate including areas of heterotopic ossification, muscle fibrosis, tendon injury and burn injury. We are committed to identifying novel diagnostic and treatment modalities to improve the lives of civilian trauma patients and combat casualties.

Mission of the Levi Laboratory: To improve the lives of people living with skin and musculoskeletal diseases and injury through rigorous science, collaboration and compassion.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Immunology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or other relevant branches of biological sciences. Experience in immunology, single cell sequencing, molecular and cell biology, histologic analyses and flow cytometry leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals is recommended.

Information on our postdoctoral training program and benefits can be found in our Postdoc Handbook or at

Interested individuals should send a CV, a brief statement of research interests in a cover letter, and three references to:

Benjamin Levi, MD

Lee-Hudson Professor and Chief of General Surgery

Director, Center for Organogenesis and Trauma (CORT)

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

UT Southwestern Medical Center

5323 Harry Hines Blvd.

Dallas, TX 75390-9158

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Postdoctoral Researcher/Surgery