Mentor: Kai Jiao, MD, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, UAB School of Medicine,

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in Dr. Kai Jiao’s lab ( ). The candidate may choose to study heart development and/or breast cancer racial disparities. Highly motivated individuals with background on molecular, cellular and/or developmental biology are encouraged to apply.
Candidate should email Kai Jiao. Please provide your curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of 3 references.

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.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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.