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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Natalie Torok

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Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Torok, Natalie J.
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Med: Gastroenterology
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
1-2 years
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

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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 matrix biology and mechano-signaling in steatohepatitis/hepatocellular carcinoma. The project will have translational components.  Expertise in liver disease models, matrix biology, bioinformatics and immunology are a plus.  The Postdoctoral Fellow is expected to build a strong publication record, present at conferences, and he/she will also supervise undergraduate, graduate and medical students.  The project has collaborative aspects and opportunities to learn novel state-of the art 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/molecular biology, mechanobiology, immunology or biochemistry.
  • Track record of peer-reviewed publications
  • Dedication to pursue basic/translational cancer 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.