Postdoc News

March 26, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity – Breast Cancer Prevention (Molecular Biology)

A postdoctoral position is available for a highly motivated PhD in an established laboratory focused on breast cancer prevention. The successful candidate will dedicate their postdoctoral study to understanding how selective progesterone receptor modulators (SPRMs) regulate the expression of HER2 and its amplicon, and SPRMs’ effect on the expression of interferon (IFN) signaling pathway intermediates.

March 26, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Breast Cancer Prevention (Bioinformatics)

A postdoctoral position is available for a highly motivated PhD in an established laboratory focused on breast cancer prevention. The successful candidate will dedicate their postdoctoral study to developing a model that predicts the eventual development of breast cancer.

March 26, 2019

DataCamp Access for Researchers, Spring Quarter

DataCamp is an online service with over 200 self-paced, interactive courses on using R, Python, and SQL for data analysis. DataCamp subscriptions for researchers are funded by Research Computing Services, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Galter Health Sciences Library and Learning Center, and a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

March 14, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Cardiometabolic Health

A postdoctoral position is available in the Center for Circadian & Sleep Medicine under the mentorship of Kristen Knutson, PhD. Her research program primarily focuses on the links between sleep and circadian rhythms and cardiometabolic disease in humans.

March 14, 2019

Job Opportunity - Proteintech Group Senior Scientist

Proteintech, a rapidly growing Biotech company in the Chicagoland area, is seeking a energetic PhD-level scientist to be part of their molecular/cell biology team. The candidate should specialize in optimization of mammalian cell transcription/translation/secretory mechanisms and would be responsible for aiding the team in maximizing mammalian cell secreted protein yields.

March 14, 2019

Building Immunity with Biomaterials Seminar

Join Professor David J. Mooney, PhD, the Robert P. Pinkas Family Professor of Bioengineering at Harvard University, for a lecture on Monday, March 25 at 4:00 PM about the development of biomaterials capable of concentrating, interrogating, and manipulating stem and immune cells.

March 1, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - The Ohio State University, Health Services

Dr. Naleef Fareed at the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to undertake independent and specialized research training and experience under his guidance.

February 27, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Thoracic Surgery

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a postdoctoral trainee to participate in cutting-edge research in transplant/tumor immunobiology. The laboratory uses sophisticated and state of the art murine and tissue cultures models to detect immunopathogenesis of allograft dysfunction and rejection.

February 20, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Brain Tumors

The Becher Laboratory at Northwestern University – Feinberg School of Medicine is seeking a qualified individual for a newly available postdoctoral position. The lab focuses on brain tumor research using genetic mouse models with a focus on diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), an incurable type of brain cancer that arises in the brainstem of children.

February 20, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Vascular Biology & Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University is seeking an outstanding postdoctoral trainee for expansion of basic and translational studies related to the role of the Angiopoietin – Tie2 tyrosine kinase vascular signaling pathway in blood brain barrier function and cerebral edema after stroke and brain injury.

February 20, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Hematology/Oncology, Cancer Immunology

The Hematology/Oncology Department is looking for highly motivated candidates with a PhD conferred within the last three years in cellular and molecular immunology, with a preferred emphasis on cancer immunology.

February 20, 2019

2019 Chicago Women in STEM Symposium

Northwestern Postdoctoral Association's Chicago Women in STEM Initiative is very excited to invite you to the Chicago Women in STEM Symposium on Friday, March 8th, International Women’s Day! 

February 19, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Graduate/Postdoc Learning and Teaching

Northwestern University and the Searle Center for Advancing Learning & Teaching invite applications for a postdoctoral trainee. This is an excellent opportunity to gain professional experience in and advance the scholarship of the training of graduate students and postdocs in learning and teaching.

February 18, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Cardiac Electrophysiology

Applications are invited from interested candidates for a postdoctoral traineeship or research assistant professor position in a well-known cardiac electrophysiology laboratory at Northwestern University – Feinberg School of Medicine.

February 18, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Cytokine Signaling, Cancer

Postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Leonidas Platanias, Director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer, to study mechanisms of cytokine signaling in malignant cells.

February 18, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Neurobiology

The Lee Laboratory is seeking postdoctoral researchers to study the molecular and circuit basis of taste. Specific projects will be driven by the candidate's interests and expertise.

February 13, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Investigative Dermatology

A postdoctoral position is available starting immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Irina Budunova at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, located in Chicago, Illinois. The position is supported by the NIAID RO1 grant. The laboratory at the Department of Dermatology (one of the best dermatology departments in the United States) has been involved in the development of novel safe approaches to the glucocorticoid receptor – targeting therapies to reduce notorious metabolic and atrophic side effects of glucocorticoids.

February 11, 2019

Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program Now Accepting Applications

The Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program supports future generations of leaders in science, technology, engineering and math. Zuckerman provides scholarships for postdoctoral trainees from premier universities in the United States to do research at one of seven Israeli universities. Once the postdocs complete their research in Israel, many of them are expected to accept faculty positions at top North American universities, strengthening the US-Israel partnership by building on long-lasting relationships of mutual collaboration. In addition, the program provides support to Israeli PhD graduates who have been accepted to a postdoctoral program with a stipend at an American university, thus creating a cycle of excellence.

February 8, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity: STEM Education and Computational Thinking

Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy seeks applicants for a postdoctoral fellow in the learning sciences. The goal of the National Science Foundation-funded project is to broaden participation in computing fields, increase student interest in STEM fields, and bring STEM curriculum more in line with science as it is practiced in the 21st century.

February 6, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Hematology/Oncology

A postdoctoral position is available in the NCI/R35 funded laboratory of Dr. Marcus E. Peter to study the role of toxic RNAs in health and disease. Projects are based on the recent discovery by the Peter Lab of a kill code embedded in the genome of multicellular organisms.

February 5, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Early Childhood Mathematics Policy and Practice

Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy is seeking a postdoctoral trainee to participate in an innovative study of districts’ efforts to create greater alignment preschool through grade 3 in mathematics. The multi-level, longitudinal study investigates the relationship between district policy efforts and students’ experiences, learning opportunities, and mathematics learning.

February 1, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Microfluidic Technology, Reproductive Tissues

A postdoctoral position is available in Dr. Julie Kim’s lab at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. The candidate will join a dynamic research team that has pioneered microfluidic technology for the study of reproductive tissues.

February 1, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Scleroderma

A postdoctoral position is available in the Scleroderma Research Laboratory of the Department of Rheumatology to investigate the pathogenesis and treatment of organ fibrosis, focusing on skin, lung and muscle fibrosis.

January 28, 2019

Active Learning in STEM Course and Learning Community

Learn how to engage students with active learning through the CIRTL (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning) MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), “Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching.” Topics include peer instruction, problem-based learning, inquiry-based labs, and flipped classrooms. Connect with Northwestern MOOC participants through a MOOC-Centered Learning Community (MCLC) to enhance your learning experience and keep yourself on track with course material.

January 23, 2019

L'Oréal USA for Women in Science 2019

The L'Oréal USA for Women in Science program is seeking five exceptional women scientists looking to advance their research and serve as role models for the next generation of women in STEM. Apply by February 1, 2019.

January 22, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Cell/Molecular Biology

A postdoctoral position (MD/PhD) is available to study the cell/molecular biology of renal complications of diabetes mellitus and other diseases. Potential candidates must have demonstrated experience in this area of research and in cell and molecular biology techniques backed by the good publication record.

January 22, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Rheumatology

A full-time, postdoctoral research position is available immediately at the Northwestern University Rheumatology Department to study osteoarthritis prevention.

January 17, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Early Intervention in Psychiatric Diseases

The BioMed X Innovation Center in Heidelberg, Germany is pleased to announce the start of a new call for application in the field of Early Intervention in Psychiatric Diseases.

January 17, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Stem Cell Core, iPSC-based Models

The Stem Cell Core Facility, directed Dr. Evangelos Kiskinis and Dr. Angel Alvarez at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, is looking for outstanding postdoctoral candidates to join their lab.

January 17, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Computational Biology and Neurodegeneration

The Lab of Stem Cell Biology and Neurodegeneration directed by Dr. Evangelos Kiskinis at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is looking for outstanding postdoctoral candidates to join their lab. 

January 17, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Stanford Bio-X Institute

The 5th request for proposals for the Visiting Scholar or Postdoc Fellowships at Stanford Bio-X funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation (NNF) is open, and Stanford Bio-X and NNF are looking forward to reviewing interdisciplinary bioscience project proposals.  

January 16, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Child and Family Policy and Programs

The Northwestern University Two-Generation Research Initiative at the Institute for Policy Research is seeking a postdoctoral trainee with a PhD in psychology, public policy, economics, or other relevant social science discipline. They expect this position to start Summer/Fall 2019.

January 14, 2019

Winter Quarter Professional Development Opportunities from CIRTL

The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) is offering a variety of workshops designed to help graduate and postdoctoral students improve upon their teaching skills. 

January 9, 2019

Research Computing Services Winter 2019 Workshops

The Research Computing Services office has announced its Winter 2019 schedule of workshops and campus group meetings.

January 9, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - 2019-2020 Goldstine Fellowship

The Mathematical Sciences department of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center invites applications for its 2019–2020 Herman Goldstine Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship for research in mathematical and computer sciences.

January 9, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Neurodegeneration

An NIH funded postdoctoral position is available to study the biology of neurodegeneration. The broad goals of this project are to study proteins involved in genetic neurological disorders. Their major focus is on delineating the pathophysiology of cerebellar ataxias, Parkinson disease and related neurodegenerative syndromes, with the view to seek out avenues for therapy.

January 8, 2019

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Molecular/Cancer Biology

A postdoctoral position at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Wan Laboratory is open immediately to study the mechanism and therapeutics of breast cancer, ubiquitin-proteasome systems, genome stability, and oncogenic signaling networks.

January 8, 2019

Educational Testing Service (ETS) Internship, Fellowship, and Visiting Scholar Programs in Research & Development

The Educational Testing Service (ETS) Research & Development (R&D) division is pleased to announce that they are now accepting applications for the 2019 Internship and Fellowship Programs in R&D.

January 8, 2019

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Materials Science/Engineering

The Endocrinology Department and the laboratory of Dr. Monica M. Laronda are seeking either a postdoctoral fellow pursuing research training or a PhD postdoctoral fellow with an engineering and/or materials science background that would apply for the Multidisciplinary Training Program in Child and Adolescent Health (TL1).

January 7, 2019

Postdoctoral Position in Pediatric Cancer Genomics at The University of Chicago

A position is available immediately for a creative and motivated postdoctoral scholar in the laboratory of Mark Applebaum, MD in the Department of Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology at The University of Chicago. Research in the Applebaum lab centers around improving outcomes for children with neuroblastoma by identifying new therapeutic targets and developing new risk classifiers of this disease. The laboratory focuses on integrating data from RNA-Seq, DNA methylation, and hydroxymethylation to identify and validate drivers of aggressive neuroblastoma.

January 3, 2019

Spring Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

The Data Incubator is an intensive 8-week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in earlier sessions, the Data Incubator will be holding another fellowship.