Essential Functions: Work on liver metabolism and chronic liver disease. The postdoctoral fellow will work in an environment with interdisciplinary collaboration across genomics, genetics, molecular biology, and animal sciences.We are looking for scientists who are interested in the mechanism of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and targeted therapy for the disease. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in metabolism of lipids with well-trained skills in handling mouse models, molecular biology, and genetics.Job duties include designing and conducting research projects, data analysis and interpretation, manuscript and grant writing, training for junior trainees, as well as lab management.
Qualifications: PhD degree in metabolism, genetic, biochemistry, physiology, or other relevant fields, with a record of publications, writing and communication skills.
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