Postdoctoral scholar at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Postdoctoral scholar at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

University of California - San Francisco

San Francisco, United States

There is an opening for a funded postdoctoral position in the Xu Lab in the Diabetes Center, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). The project will study regulation of body weight, glucose and lipid metabolism with the emphasis on brain function during aging. The project will use a combination of mouse genetics, neuroendocrine and molecular biology approaches.

The postdoc applicant must have a recent Ph.D. degree, and should demonstrate a passion for science, innovative thinking and the ability to work independently and efficiently. Excellent communication skill is required and strong backgrounds on mouse genetics, neuroscience, physiology or molecular biology are highly desired.

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief description of PhD project and contact information of three references to Allison Xu (

Electronic submissions in PDF format is preferred, and include the words “Xu Lab postdoctoral scholar position” in the email subject line.

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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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Postdoctoral scholar at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)