Postdoctoral Researcher in Developmental Biology and Human Disease, University of Oregon

Posted 8/6/2018

Postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Daniel T. Grimes, Institute of Molecular Biology and Department of Biology at the University of Oregon. The laboratory focuses on symmetry in the biological world.

Ambitious candidates are sought to join projects investigating the roles of fluid flow and cilia in embryonic patterning and spine development, including mechanosensory pathways, Polycystin protein mechanisms, and human disease modeling.

Candidates should hold (or be due to complete) a relevant PhD and have evidence of excellent scholarship. Experience with confocal imaging is a bonus but previous experience with zebrafish is not essential. Candidates should be able to work independently, to implement new technologies, and be productive and collaborative.

The Grimes lab offers high quality training in zebrafish research in an outstanding environment. The PI is committed to the long-term mentorship of each lab member. The position is fully funded but the candidate will be expected to seek external funding opportunities during their tenure.

The candidate should email ( with a cover letter describing their career goals, previous experience, scientific interests and reasons for applying, along with a CV. Informal inquiries are welcome (see

Last Updated 09/11/2018