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Oklahoma State University Post Doctoral Fellow in United States

Job Summary

About Us:

Our department's degree program completion wholly prepares students for a number of post graduate health professional programs as well as veterinarian programs. Up to 40% of our graduates are accepted into medical school and our department is devoted to producing graduates that want to become Oklahoma health professionals. As a family of research scientists, we also encourage students to seek more training to become future research professionals.

Position Details:

One post-doctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Xia (Shelley) Lei in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. The Lei laboratory utilizes cell culture and mouse models to study a secreted protein family (CTRPs) in physiological and pathological conditions, such as insulin resistance, obesity, and diabetes. The successful candidate will work on protein functional studies and related signaling pathways in the glucose and lipid metabolism. The candidate will contribute to experimental design, method development, implementation, data analysis as well as prepare manuscripts for publications. The candidate will also be provided the mentorship and professional development opportunities tailored to their career goals.

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Position Qualifications


Ph.D. / M.D. in Molecular Biology and Metabolism

Experience in Molecular cloning and cell culture

Will be using common lab chemicals, virus for gene expression

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; experience with molecular cloning, protein purification, cell culture; ability to work independently; ability to mentor graduate and undergraduate students.


Ph.D. / M.D. in Metabolic Disease

Experience with Mouse model

A strong track record of peer-reviewed publications