Mentor:  Gang Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, gangliu@uabmc.edu

Postdoctoral fellow position is open to study the role of cellular metabolism in the regulation of lung injury, repair and fibrosis. The major focus of the lab is to delineate the role of metabolic dysregulations in various types of pulmonary cells in lung injury, repair and fibrosis. Highly motivated applicants with strong background in 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 

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‚Äôs 403(b) program and enjoy vacation, sick leave, maternity/paternity leave, and other benefits.