Post-Doctoral Research Position in Surgical Sciences

University of Maryland at Baltimore
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
May 7, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Post-Doctoral Research Position in Surgical Sciences

Job Description:

Dr. Mas’s laboratory within the Surgical Sciences Division at the Department of Surgery, University of Maryland is seeking a highly motivated and creative postdoctoral researcher with a strong research background in molecular and cellular biology. Research in our lab focuses on epigenetic and genetic mechanisms of pathologic conditions that occur during liver and kidney transplantation by using state-of-the-art technologies such as single cell genomics. This opportunity provides the postdoctoral researcher with unique opportunities to be exposed to a broad range of concepts, techniques, and collaborative projects. Selected candidates will perform highly interdisciplinary and translational scientific research involving human cell lines, mouse models, and clinical samples.

Interested candidates should email CV and contact information for three references to

Valeria R. Mas, MS, PhD, FAST

Professor of Surgery

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

Qualifications :


Individuals with Ph.D. and/or M.D. are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have achieved hypothesis-driven molecular biology research with a published scientific paper. Experience with basic molecular approaches including RNA, DNA, and extracellular vesicles isolations, QPCR, western blot, microarrays, and RNA sequencing is expected. Experience with flow cytometry is preferred. Experience in the analysis of genomics data and next-generation sequencing library preparations such as RNA-seq, ChIP-Seq, are preferred. Any skills with CRISPR genome engineering technologies will also be valued. Student mentoring and grant writings are also expected to work in our institute.

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