Postdoctoral Associate - Zhang Lab

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Work type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Palm Beach
Categories: Biology/Life Science, Grant or Research Administration
Department:37046040 - SR-CISSM-ZHANG LAB

Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:

Dr. Donna Zhang, a leading authority in NRF2 redox biology and arsenic toxicity, invites applications from highly motivated, passionate, and diligent researchers to join her laboratory, a division of the newly created Center for Inflammation Science and Systems Medicine (CISSM) at The Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology. Our dynamic team is dedicated to groundbreaking research in Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular biology, and Immunology utilization genetically modified mouse models for cancer, diabetes, lung and liver diseases. We are looking for individuals who are ready to contribute to our collaborative and innovative research environment. A high level of self-motivation and participation in a collaborative team is required. Please take a moment to learn a little more about Dr. Zhang’s laboratory and their research by clicking on this link:

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Design and execute experiments in the fields of Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, and Immunology, focusing on elucidating molecular mechanisms underlying physiological processes or disease pathogenesis.
  • Work closely with other researchers to leverage expertise and resources for comprehensive investigations and integrated approaches to address complex scientific questions.
  • Utilize advanced bioinformatics tools, biochemical assays, molecular biology techniques, and immunological assays to analyze experimental results, interpret findings, and generate hypotheses for further investigation. Present results at scientific conferences and contribute to the preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Provide guidance and support to graduate students, undergraduate students, and laboratory technicians involved in research projects. Foster a collaborative and productive research environment by sharing knowledge, troubleshooting experimental procedures, and promoting scientific rigor and integrity.
  • Academic research related activities such as attending lab meetings and poster presentations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Expected Salary: Commensurate with experience. 
Minimum Requirements:

A Ph.D. in Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Immunology, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Publications in high-impact journals (at least two in IF > 5; or one in IF > 10).
  • Experience in working with genetically modified mice.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have received their PhD between 2023 and 2024.
  • Preference given to individuals trained at US academic institutions.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.

Please provide names and email addresses of three to five references as part of the application process. When ready, the hiring department will contact the listed references via email requesting their reference letters to be uploaded directly to the application website. 

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin March 11, 2024

This posting is being used to fill multiple positions. 

This is a time-limited position.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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