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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Gheorghe Chistol

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Chistol, Gheorghe
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Chemical and Systems Biology
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
1-2 year initial appointment with extension up to 5 years
How to Submit Application Materials: 

‍If you are interested, please email the application materials to

Postdoctoral researcher (or research scientist) positions are available in the Chistol laboratory in Chemical and Systems Biology at the Stanford School of Medicine. Our group studies mechanisms of DNA replication and genome maintenance in eukaryotes using a blend of biochemistry, biophysics, and single-molecule approaches (see more at
We are a young and vibrant lab looking for curious and motivated scientists. Candidates should have a PhD in life sciences, physics, chemistry, or related fields with a strong record of excellence and productivity in research. Women and under-represented minorities in academia are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications: 
  • Super-resolution microscopy (PALM, STORM, SIM, oligo-PAINT, STED, etc)
  • Single-molecule imaging (TIRF, FRET, other modalities)
  • Mammalian/human cell tissue culture
  • Protein biochemistry, antibody labeling,
  • Genome editing (CRISPR/Cas9) of mammalian/human cells
Required Application Materials: 

1. Your CV
2. Contact information for 3 references
3. A brief cover letter outlining your prior experience and current research interests


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.