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Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit, MI): Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted January 13 | Emilio Motillo’s lab at Henry Ford Health System is recruiting a postdoc to study molecular mechanisms of triacylgyclerol metabolism. Candidates with experience in microscopy, mouse genetics, or metabolism research are encouraged to apply. Read the posting here.

Rutgers University: Postdoctoral Associate, Lipids & Metabolism

Posted November 22 | Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is seeking a postdoctoral research associate for the New Jersey Institute of Food Nutrition and Health to work on a two-year collaborative project between the labs of Drs. Sampath, Storch, Quadro, and Dixon.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in understanding regulation of cell function by lipids and other nutrients. Expertise in the use of transgenic mouse models and/or mammalian cell culture, and proficiency in oral and written English are required. Also preferred is a background in biochemistry/molecular biology. Salary will be commensurate with experience, and follow NIH and Rutgers guidelines.

The position is based in the Sampath lab, an energetic research group housed in a brand new, state-of-the-art building in New Brunswick, NJ. Interested candidates should email Dr. Harini Sampath at with a current CV, cover letter, and list of 3 potential references.

Mayo Clinic (Jacksonville, FL): Postdocs

Posted November 19 | The Springer lab at the Mayo Clinic’s Jacksonville, Florida outpost is advertising for one or more postdoctoral fellows. The lab focuses on mitochondrial quality control in neurodegenerative diseases, and is looking for applicants with a strong background in cell biology, protein and lipid biochemistry, or neuroscience. You can read the full posting here.

Texas A&M University: Postdoc

Updated October 28 | The Chapkin Laboratory at Texas A&M University seeks a motivated postdoctoral candidate to study environmental modulation of membrane biology and its impact on chronic disease risk. To apply, submit your CV and a statement of current interests to Dr. Robert Chapkin, .

Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard University: Postdocs

Posted October 1 | Lipid Research Division member and Avanti Award winner Jean Schaffer, whose lab recently moved to Boston, is recruiting for postdoctoral researchers to study metabolic regulation and metabolic disease complications. Read the full posting here.