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Postdoctoral Training Opportunity – Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine with the Barish Lab

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Barish Laboratory, based in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University’s Chicago campus. The Barish Lab investigates transcriptional mechanisms underlying metabolic disease, particularly in the context of diabetes mellitus, obesity, and aging-associated pathologies.

The postdoctoral research scientist in the lab will conduct cutting edge research in skeletal muscle and/or liver biology using mouse models, physiologic testing, metabolomics, and biochemical and genomic methods. 

Highly motivated candidates should hold a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree with interest and experience in metabolism, molecular biology, and mouse models. Critical thinking and clear communication are essential qualities. Experience in genomics and bioinformatic analysis is preferred. The salary will be based on the National Institutes of Health NRSA scale and commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should submit a CV and brief cover letter describing research experience, research interests and career goals along with a list of three references to Dr. Grant Barish, MD at Selected candidates will be invited for interviews with the PI and laboratory.

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