Postdoctoral Position, Cardiovascular Development and Stem Cell Biology, University of California, San Diego

Posted 4/25/2017

A fully funded postdoctoral position is available at the University of California, San Diego to study cardiovascular development, stem cell biology and disease in human pluripotent stem cells, mouse and/or the zebrafish.  Our laboratory uses cellular, molecular, genetic, and transgenic approaches to study the specification, patterning, and differentiation of cardiovascular progenitor cells that give rise to the heart and the vascular system.  We are most interested in translating these findings for therapies and early diagnosis of human cardiovascular diseases, including coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias. 

Disciplinary specialty of research: Development, Stem Cell Biology, Regeneration, Genomics, Epigenetics, Bioinformatics, Human Genetics.

Skills and Knowledge Required: Experience with stem cells, genomics, epigenomics, bioinformatics, developmental biology, and/or animal models is preferred.  Ph.D. or M.D. is required.

Salary: Salary commensurate with NIH pay scale up to 3-5 years with excellent benefits

Procedure to Apply: Outstanding and highly motivated candidates with a Ph.D. or M.D. should apply by email to Dr. Neil Chi ( and include a CV/resume, three references and description of your specific interest in our research programs.  U.S. citizens or permanent residents are also eligible for T32 training grants.

Last Updated 08/17/2017