Postdoctoral position

Job Description

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a motivated postdoctoral researcher at the Cell Biology and Neuroscience Department in Stratford, NJ.

The postdoctoral research position is funded by the NIH and is immediately available to conduct research in the area of host-pathogen interactions. The fellow will be required to have technical and theoretical knowledge related to genetics, molecular biology and cell biology. Specific tasks will include: collection, recording and analysis of data, preparation of reports for peer-reviewed scientific publications and conference presentations, and contribution to grant writing. The fellow will report all research related activities to the PI and train technicians/fellows in relevant techniques as directed by PI.


· Ph.D. degree with major/concentration in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, neurobiology or related field of study is preferred.
· Prior research experience in the areas of model organism system, genetics, neurobiology, and/or host-pathogen interactions is preferred.
· Previous experience in C. elegans genetics and/or neurobiology will be given first consideration.

Rowan University SOM was part of New Jersey UMDNJ medical school system until the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act went into effect in 2013. The School of Osteopathic Medicine merged with Rowan University, whereas the northern UMDNJ campuses merged with Rutgers University. The school is located 12 miles outside of Philadelphia. The surrounding areas are part of metro Philadelphia and offer low-cost housings, excellent school districts, and many amenities in addition to the state-of-art research environment on campus.

The lab webpage: The Chang Lab

Inquiries and questions can be sent to changh at

To apply, please send CV, a cover letter, and contact information of three references to the following email address: hchanglabrecruit at