Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Epigenetic Regulation of Aging and Age-related Diseases

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Position Description

Postdoctoral fellow positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Lu Wang in the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology at UT Health San Antonio. We are investigating epigenetic regulation in aging and age- related diseases, with a focus on understanding the regulation of three-dimensional genome organization, DNA and histone modifications in aging, metabolic disorders, and cancer. Our group is supported by funding from NIH and CPRIT. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in genomics/epigenetics, computational biology, molecular biology, biochemistry research, and mouse models. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic and collaborative research environment with state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences. 

San Antonio is one of the fastest growing cities. UT Health San Antonio is the largest university of health science in South Texas and one of four medical schools in the UT System. The Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies is a leading institute in aging research. The affiliated Mays Cancer Center is one of the NCI-designated national cancer centers in the state of Texas. We offer highly competitive salary and benefits for this position, along with access to outstanding scientific resources and unique opportunities to interact with other experts at UT Health San Antonio.

Position Requirements

Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, cell biology, genomics, computational biology or related disciplines. Preferred qualifications include experience with molecular biology techniques and animal work. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, creative, and collaborative. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about research and committed to advancing the field of aging and age-related diseases. 

How to Apply

Please send a CV, cover letter and the contact information of at least two references 

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