Mentor: Jeevan Prasain, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, MCLM SHEL 1202, 1918 University Blvd, Birmingham AL 35294-0005

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in Dr. Jeevan Prasain’s lab. The ideal candidate should have hands on experience in sample preparation, and mass spectrometry analysis of metabolites. The candidate is expected to pursue research on delineating biochemical steps and related projects in C. elegans prostaglandin metabolism in collaboration with Dr. Miller’s lab.

A highly motivated candidate with a PhD in analytical chemistry or biochemistry is preferred. Prior experience in metabolomics or lipidomics is a plus.

Interested applicants with excellent communication skills should email CV and contacts of three references to Jeevan Prasain, PhD (

Postdoc Awards and Benefits 

Competitive postdoc awards are available including internships, grant incentives, funds to enhance education and collaboration outside UAB, and teaching opportunities at local universities. There is also a Postdoc Research Day with monetary awards. The OPE strongly encourages UAB research mentors to follow the National Research Service Award stipend level guidelines, and postdoctoral scholars qualify for health, life, and other insurances. They also have the right to participate in the university’s 403(b) program and enjoy vacation, sick leave, maternity/paternity leave, and other benefits.