Mentor: Gang Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, BMR2 233, 901 19th St. So., Birmingham, Alabama 35294. E-mail: gangliu@uabmc.edu

Postdoctoral fellow position is open immediately to study mechanism of inflammasome activation and the role of inflammasome in the regulation of lung injury, repair and fibrosis. The major focus of the lab is to delineate the role of metabolic, transcriptional, and epigenetic dysregulations in various types of pulmonary cells in lung injury, repair and fibrosis. Highly motivated applicants with strong background in innate immunity, cellular metabolism, mitochondrial biology, and molecular biology are expected. Experience with genetically modified mice is preferred. Successful candidate should be able to design, perform and interpret experiments, and to write manuscripts for publication and presentation.

Applicants should submit their CV and the names and contact information of three references to Gang Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, BMR2 233, 901 19th St. So., Birmingham, Alabama 35294. E-mail: gangliu@uabmc.edu

About the University:

UAB is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists. The Office of Postdoctoral Education (OPE) at UAB provides mentoring and career guidance. Competitive postdoc awards are available including internships, grant incentives, funds to enhance education and collaboration outside UAB. The NCI-designated UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the nation's leading cancer research and treatment centers. There is access to several outstanding interdisciplinary programs and core facilities. The Birmingham area provides a metropolitan lifestyle, excellent schools, comfortable climate, and low cost of living.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity, and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

For more information on Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at UAB, visit the UAB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion or call (205) 934-8762. Or contact the office at 701 20th Street South, AB 336, Birmingham, AL 35294-0103.

About our Postdoc office:

UAB is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists. Here at UAB, nearly 300 postdoctoral fellows are training currently in a variety of disciplines, including dentistry, engineering, health professions, medicine, natural sciences and mathematics, public health, optometry, and social and behavioral sciences. 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 may also have the right to participate in the university’s 403(b) program and enjoy vacation, sick leave, maternity/paternity leave, and other benefits.