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University of Virginia: Postdoctoral research associate, pharmacology (Kester lab)

Posted November 18 | Mark Kester’s lab at the University of Virginia’s Department of Pharmacology in Charlottesville seeks a postdoc to join their study of the role of sphingolipids in cancer and other disease etiologies, and to help investigate sphingolipid-based therapeutics. The lab writes, “Outside-the-box ideas inspired by a candidate’s previous experience are also encouraged. We offer a supportive environment and design projects to meet each lab member’s career development goals.”

You can read the full posting and submit an application at the UVA’s HR website.

Enanta Pharmaceuticals: Multiple Openings

Posted October 30 | Enanta Pharmaceuticals, a startup located near Boston, is looking to hire researchers with varying levels of experience to join its drug development programs in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and other liver diseases in Scientist or Associate Scientist roles.

University of South Florida: Postdoc, small-molecule MS, lipidomics and lipid signaling

Posted October 29 | The lab of Charles Chalfant at the University of South Florida’s Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join their study of how cellular lipid signaling drives disease states including cancer, sepsis, wound healing and chronic inflammation. They prefer candidates with a strong background in mass spectrometric analyses. Read the full posting here.

University of Michigan: Postdoc or Research Associate, metabolomics

Posted October 25 | The Pennathur group at the University of Michigan’s Division of Nephrology seeks a postdoctoral researcher to study lipid metabolism and mitochondrial function in models of diabetic kidney disease using metabolomics.  They’re interested in a candidate with 3 or more years of postdoctoral experience in metabolic diseases and with at least two first-author publications in the field. You can read the full posting here.

Morgridge Institute for Research: Lead investigator, metabolism

Updated November 18 | The Morgridge Institute for Research, a private, nonprofit basic science research institute affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, seeks an accomplished investigator to spearhead a   campus-wide Metabolism research initiative. The successful candidate will lead the Morgridge metabolism program, have the opportunity to recruit both wet lab and computational scientists, and will also be appointed to a tenure-track or tenured position in an appropriate University of Wisconsin-Madison department. Learn more.