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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Joy Wu

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Wu, Joy
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Med: Endocrin, Geronot & Metab
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
2 years with possibility of renewal based on performance
Appointment Start Date: 
Flexible start date
How to Submit Application Materials: 

The Joy Wu Laboratory ( seeks two highly motivated postdoctoral fellows interested in single-cell profiling of the bone marrow microenvironment. Bone-forming osteoblasts play a critical role in supporting both normal hematopoiesis and cancer bone metastases. We are using single-cell RNA sequencing and mass cytometry (CyTOF) to interrogate the bone marrow microenvironment in response to genetic and pharmacologic approaches to increasing bone formation. Understanding the interactions of the osteoblast lineage with hematopoietic and cancer cells has clinical implications for hematopoiesis, immunity, and cancer metastases.
The qualified candidates will work in a highly collaborative and rigorous research environment. The Wu lab is part of the Department of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and is housed within a community of scientists and physician-scientists in newly renovated facilities within Stanford Research Park. Stanford University offers a world-class academic environment with a vibrant and large community of postdoctoral fellows ( We are located in Palo Alto, California, which has a beautiful mild climate year-round and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation and cultural experiences, while being a within a short drive to San Francisco.
The Wu Lab is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in biomedical research and encourages all to apply.

Required Qualifications: 
  • Doctoral degree
  • Demonstrated experience with genetic mouse models and high-dimensional single-cell profiling techniques such as single-cell RNA-sequencing or mass cytometry
  • Prior experience with skeletal biology or the bone marrow microenvironment is ideal
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and a strong publication record
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Commitment to reproducible research
Required Application Materials: 
  • Statement of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for 3 references


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.