Postdoctoral Scholar, Division of Hematology and Oncology (Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine), University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, Hematology, Oncology

Title: Postdoctoral Scholar, Division of Hematology and Oncology (Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine), University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Position Details

Position Description

The Fu Lab is seeking a highly motivated scientist to join our group as a postdoctoral scholar. Our group develops and applies multidisciplinary methods including single-molecule force spectroscopy, single-molecule fluorescence imaging methods, stem cell derived organoids, gene editing methods, and microfluidics to study both basic research and medical questions. We are interested in how biomolecules and cells sense and respond to the cellular microenvironment changes in cardiovascular, renal, and respiratory systems. We investigate how these responses contribute to physiology and disease mechanisms and seek new methodologies for therapeutics testing and treatment.

The base salary range for this position will be $5,705 - $6,250 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination

Postdoctoral scholar fellows are represented by UAW 4121 and are subject to the collective bargaining agreement, unless agreed exclusion criteria apply. For more information, please visit the University of Washington Labor Relations website.

Dr. Fu affiliates with the Department of Medicine, Department of Bioengineering, and the Institute for Stem Cell (ISCRM) and Regenerative Medicine at University of Washington (UW) in Seattle, U.S.A. More information can be found at the lab website (


This position requires a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Biophysics/Cell Biology/Molecular Biology/ Bioengineering/Physics or relevant fields. Preferred research experience includes single-molecule biophysics, stem cells and organoids, microfluidics, fluorescence microscopy, or programming for data acquisition, instrument control, and image processing using LabVIEW and MATLAB. The candidate must have at least one first-author manuscript accepted in a peer-reviewed journal. Previous postdoctoral training experience of the candidate should be no more than two years.


If you are interested in applying for this job position as a Postdoctoral Scholar, please send a cover letter, a CV, and contact information for three references via interfolio.

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