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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Vivek Bhalla

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Bhalla, Vivek
Department Name: 
Stanford University
Appointment Start Date: 
November 1, 2018
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Please send a curriculum vitae, brief statement of interest, and contact information for three references to:

The laboratory of Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHA at Stanford University is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral candidate to join its research program. A major focus of the laboratory is on the molecular determinants of insulin-regulated glucose transport in the kidney. This project has broad implications for glucose homeostasis, mechanisms of insulin sensitivity / resistance in different tissues, and progression of chronic kidney disease. This work will also involve multidisciplinary collaborations with leading scientists in the fields of endocrinology, renal physiology, and cell biology.

Required Qualifications: 

Ideal candidates will have an MD and/or PhD with a strong background in molecular biology and animal physiology. Prior experience with cell signaling, primary cell culture, transgenic mice, and grant writing is highly desirable.  The candidate will be expected to learn new techniques and develop independent avenues of research. It is imperative that the candidate be fluent in both spoken and written English. The position has funding for three years with the opportunity to apply for individual fellowships.

Required Application Materials: 
  • curriculum vitae,
  • brief statement of interest; and
  • contact information for three 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.