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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Konstantina Stankovic

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Stankovic, Konstantina
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Surg: Otolaryngology
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
2 year term
Appointment Start Date: 
July 19, 2021
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Interested candidates should send their CV to the address below and be prepared to supply three letters of reference upon request.

Molecular Neuro-otology and Biotechnology Laboratory seeks
Experienced Stem Cell Biologist

We are looking for an outstanding stem cell biologist with a strong scientific background and proven accomplishments in deriving and differentiating human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) into neural cell types for functional genomics, target validation, and drug screening with a focus on neurodegenerative disorders and hearing loss. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the maintenance, differentiation and characterization of human pluripotent stem cell-derived lines. Extensive hands-on experience in working with neurons and/or Schwann cells, developing complex functional assays, small molecule screening, and high-content imaging is preferred. Experience with molecular techniques (including quantitative RT-PCR, ELISA, and western blotting) is required. Excellent multi-tasking skills, attention to detail and ability to work independently are required. Strong communication and people skills are required as well as a desire to work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, translational research group working at the interface of neuroscience, stem cell biology, and novel therapeutic development.
Postdoc perks:

Required Qualifications: 
  • The ideal candidate will be highly motivated
  • PhD degree, MD degree, MD/PhD degree or a related degree in Biology, Neurobiology, or related science
  • At least 3 years of experience in human stem cell biology and assay development
Required Application Materials: 
  • CV
  • Three letters of reference


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.