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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Mark Nicolls

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Nicolls, Mark
Department Name: 
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
A minimum of two-year of term is requested.
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Interested applicants should submit the required application materiels to Dr. Amy Tian,

Postdoctoral fellow position opening immediately at the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
The Nicolls lab at Stanford is looking for a talented postdoc to join our growing NIH funded laboratory. The overall goal of our research is to understand on both molecular and systemic levels how inflammation and immune dysregulation contribute to blood vascular and lymphatic vascular disease. We use vascular biology, immunology, developmental biology, omics technology, molecular cellular biology, biochemistry, tissue culture, microsurgery and mouse and rat models to elucidate the relevant pathways regulated by inflammation or hypoxia signaling in the disease of pulmonary arterial hypertension, lymphedema and lung transplantation rejection. Our mechanistic and highly translational studies have resulted in multiple phase 1 or 2 clinical trials across the world.
Postdoc candidate will study lymphatic function and development and lymphatic complications associated with inflammation. Competitive salary and benefits will be provided.

Required Qualifications: 
  1. A doctoral degree (PhD, MD or MD, PhD) in the vascular biology, immunology, developmental biology, bioinformatics, molecular biology or related field
  2. Strong molecular, cellular biology, immunology, biochemistry or bioinformatics background
  3. Prior experience working with laboratory animal (mouse or rat) preferred
  4. Peer reviewed first author publication history
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  6. Independent and highly motivated
Required Application Materials: 
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement detailing their research experience and skill
  3. Three professional references (address and phone number)


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.