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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Mark Nicolls

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Nicolls, Mark
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Medicine: Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
2 year term
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Interested applicants should submit their required application materials to Dr. Amy Tian,

Title: Postdoctoral fellow
Location: Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Job description
Postdoctoral fellow position opening immediately at the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
Dr. Mark Nicolls, endowed professor and chair of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Stanford University, is looking for a talented postdoctoral fellow to join his growing NIH funded laboratory. The overall focus of the group is to understand, at 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 inflammatory signaling in 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.
A qualified postdoc candidate will study how adaptive immune system complicates the vascular injury in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Competitive salary and benefits will be provided. A minimum of two-year of term is preferred.

Required Qualifications: 
  1. A doctoral degree (PhD or MD) 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: 
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A statement detailing their research experience and skill
  • Contact information (email address and phone number)
  • Three professional 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.