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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Paul George

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
George, Paul
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Neurology & Neurological Sci
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
1-2 years
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Please submit application materials to Paul George (

Does this position pay above the required minimum?: 
No. The expected base pay for this position is the Stanford University required minimum for all postdoctoral scholars appointed through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. The FY24 minimum is $71,650.

Interested in joining a team exploring how the nervous system recovers from injury and developing new therapies to heal the brain? The George lab in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences is looking for a postdoctoral fellow focused on applying cutting edge engineering and/or neuroscience techniques to understand and improve brain recovery.

Our group harnesses tissue engineering, stem cell, and neuroscience techniques to develop new methods of neural recovery and tissue regeneration. The project is focused on using methods developed in our lab to improve stroke recovery.  This position will work with a multi-disciplinary group to tackle the challenges of triggering the repair processes of the nervous system in stroke and neurodegenerative conditions. Opportunities for self-originated project design and execution exist.

Responsibilities will be matched to the experience level and career goals of the successful candidate.

Required Qualifications: 
  • PhD in relevant graduate program (engineering, stem cell, neurobiology, or neuroscience discipline) completed by the start date.
  • Ability to work well within a diverse team
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to work independently
  • Able to maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.


  • Tissue culture experience
  • Animal model experience
  • Tissue histology experience
Required Application Materials: 
  • CV
  • Contact information for 3 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.