Postdoctoral Fellow, Rice University, Houston, TX

Posted 4/12/2021

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Rosa Uribe, who is seeking a proactive collaborative Postdoctoral Fellow to study genetic and cellular mechanisms of early enteric nervous system development in zebrafish and to expand upon recent findings published by our group in eLife (Howard, Baker et al., 2021). The position is federally funded by a recently awarded NIH-NIDDK R01 grant, with a period of up to 3 years, with the expectation that the candidate will work with Dr. Uribe to apply for fellowships during this time. The Uribe lab provides a supportive training environment with opportunity to mentor junior lab members, develop new methods and expand scientific communication skills.

Required Qualifications:

  • Recent PhD or MD/PhD degree with training in cellular & molecular and/or developmental biology
  • Self-motivated, evidence of scholarly record
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Prior lab experience with zebrafish or a similar aquatic species.
  • Experience with bioinformatic analysis of RNA-seq datasets and/or computational biology

The position is available immediately, however start dates negotiable through Summer 2021. Candidates should email Dr. Rosa Uribe directly ( and include current CV, cover letter and contact for 3 references.

Last Updated 04/12/2021