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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: 

NIH-sponsored post-doctoral position is available to study basic mechanisms of liver fibrosis using animal models of obesity/non-alcoholic and alcoholic steatohepatitis with a special focus on aging and matrix biology.  The project will have translational components.  Expertise in liver disease models, redox signaling, matrix biology and immunology is a plus.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to build a publication record in leading hepatology, aging and/or immunology 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. 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: 
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three referees
  • A short statement describing the candidate’s training and future 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.