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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Natalie Torok

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Torok, Natalie
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Med: Gastroenterology
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
2 years
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

To apply, please send the required application materials to:

Does this position pay above the required minimum?: 
Yes. The expected base pay range for this position is listed in Pay Range field. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the qualifications of the selected candidate, budget availability, and internal equity.
Pay Range: 

Post-doctoral fellow position-Stanford University, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology/Palo Alto VA.
PI: Natalie J. Torok, MD, MSc, FAASLD

NIH-sponsored post-doctoral position is available to study mechanisms of liver fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma using animal models of obesity/non-alcoholic  steatohepatitis and type 2 diabetes, with a special focus on aging and matrix biology.  Intersection of mechanobiology and metabolic dysregulation is of special interest. The project will have translational components.  Expertise in liver disease models, matrix biology and metabolic diseases is a plus. 
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to build a strong publication record in leading journals. He/she will also supervise undergraduate, graduate and medical students.  The project has collaborative aspects and opportunities to learn new technologies.  The post-doctoral fellow will be expected to apply for internal and/or extramural funding, and to attend conferences to build their international reputation.

Required Qualifications: 

• Highly motivated Ph.D. and/or M.D., DVM with an expertise in cell biology, immunology or biochemistry.
• Track record of peer-reviewed publications
• Dedication to pursue basic/translational liver research
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills, being able to work independently but in collaboration with team members.

Required Application Materials: 
  • Updated CV
  • Contact information for three references
  • Cover letter describing your training, past research experience, and career goals


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.