Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Postdoctoral Researcher / Research Specialist

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San Francisco, California, United States
25 days ago


Onur Cil, MD, PhD is hiring postdoctoral fellows and research specialists to join his lab at UCSF. The laboratory’s research focus is drug discovery for renal, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular diseases, including kidney stones, edema, polycystic kidney disease, hypertension, diarrhea and constipation. Approaches include high-throughput screening of small molecule libraries using cell-based assays developed in the lab, and compound testing and optimization using cellular assays and rodent models. The Lab also works on repurposing of approved drugs for new indications. The identified compounds are used for hypothesis-driven physiological research and as candidates for drug development for human diseases. The Cil laboratory is well-funded and has active collaborations with international research groups and pharmaceutical industry. For more information on the research program visit https://cillab.ucsf.edu/

Applicants should send a brief description of their research interests and a curriculum vitae that includes contact information for three references to: onur.cil@ucsf.edu


Applicants for the position must hold a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Background in molecular and cellular biology required, with experience in cell culture and animal models. We are separately seeking candidates with experience in assay development and high throughput screening. Ideal candidates should have good written/oral communications skills, ability to work effectively in a team environment, be highly organized, and have a documented record of research accomplishments. The candidates will participate in grant preparation, manuscript writing, and presentation of research at scientific conferences.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59002795
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, United States
  • Company Name: UCSF
  • Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher / Research Specialist
  • Industry: Medicine
  • Job Function: Researcher/Scientist
  • Setting: Academe: Research
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Doctorate Degree
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Applicant Restrictions: None

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