Skeletal Biology and Regeneration Postdoctoral Fellow
A postdoctoral position is immediately available in Dr. Ling Qin’s laboratory in the Department of OrthopaedicSurgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Our group uses cutting edge histology, 3D imaging, and single cell sequencing techniques as well as mouse models to studybone and cartilage metabolism and skeletal development. A number of exciting projects are available for the candidate to choose from, covering the areas of bone turnover, stem cells, marrow adipocytes, joint biology, and tissue regeneration. Please refer to our recent publications (Single cell transcriptomics identifies a unique adipose lineage cell population that regulates bone marrow environment. Elifee54695; MALPs promote osteoclastogenesis in bone remodeling and pathologic bone loss. J Clin Invest. e140214; Targeting cartilage EGFR pathway for osteoarthritis treatment. Sci Transl Med. eabb3946) and lab website (https://www.med.upenn.edu/orl/qinlab/) for more information about research interests and collaborative research environment.
The candidate must be self-motivated and highly productive, have strong background in standard molecular and biological techniques, cell culture and/or animal model, and have genuine interests in developing computational skills for single cell data and imaging analyses. Previous experience in skeletal biology is preferred but not required. The position requires the ability to lead projects and work cooperatively with others, carry out and troubleshoot experiments, and assist in grant and manuscript writing.
Salary: $65,000-75,000 plus benefits (including family health insurance), based on qualifications and experiences.
Please email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to: Ling Qin, Ph.D.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Co-Director, PCMD Histology Core
University of Pennsylvania
311A Stemmler Hall
36th Street and Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104