Postdoctoral Position - Circadian Clock and Metabolism

Posted Date: 
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Department: 
Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Position Description: 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at the University of Texas Health San Antonio, in the Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology, working in the laboratory of Asst. Prof. Kevin Koronowski. Candidates should have experience in molecular or cell biology (or related field), and be excited by the opportunity to significantly shape a young lab’s research program.

The laboratory aims to identify root causes of, and potential therapies for, metabolic disease by studying the metabolic communication between cells and organs within the circadian clock system. Projects feature techniques in metabolism and molecular biology, including isotope tracing, chromatin-immunoprecipitation and sequencing, proteomics and metabolomics, as well as cell and genetic mouse models (see, for example: Koronowski et al. Cell, 2019; Koronowski and Sassone-Corsi. Science, 2021; Koronowski et al. Cell Reports, 2021; Greco, Koronowski, Smith et al. Science Advances, 2021).

Faculty Profile: https://directory.uthscsa.edu/academics/profile/koronowski

Publications: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/kevin.koronowski.1/bibliography/public/

Job Duties Include:

  • Contribute to the development of a vibrant and collaborative lab culture
  • Pursue independent research projects which align with the lab’s general scope
  • Use data generated from projects to publish papers and apply for fellowships and aid in lab grant applications
  • Present findings locally and at international meetings
  • Mentor junior members of the lab
  • Utilize core facilities and services
  • Work with surrounding colleagues and establish collaborations

Biochemistry and Structural Biology is a rapidly expanding Department which features leading researchers in many areas including structural biology, DNA repair, cancer and a burgeoning interest in metabolism. State of the art core facilities are located throughout campus. The laboratory features brand new, open space located in the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies.

Position Requirements: 

Education: PhD
Discipline: Life Science or Related
Experience: Molecular or cell biology, or related

How to Apply: 

Candidates can apply by sending the following to Dr. Koronowski at Koronowski@uthscsa.edu:

  1. A 1 page description of research background, accomplishments and interests, with a link to MyBibliography
  2. CV
  3. Contact information for 3 references

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Informal enquires can be made by contacting Dr. Koronowski at Koronowski@uthscsa.edu

Contact Name: 
Kevin Koronowski
Contact Email: 
Deadline to Apply: 
Thursday, June 16, 2022
Job Number: 
241

All postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.