Postdoctoral Associate in Lipids and Metabolism

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is seeking a postdoctoral research associate for the New Jersey Institute of Food Nutrition and Health to work on a two year collaborative project between the labs of Drs. Sampath, Storch, Quadro, and Dixon. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, a publication record consistent with career level, and an interest in understanding regulation of cell function by lipids and other nutrients. Expertise in the use of transgenic mouse models and/or mammalian cell culture, and proficiency in oral and written English are required. Also preferred is a background in biochemistry/molecular biology. Salary will be commensurate with experience, and follow NIH and Rutgers guidelines. The position is based in the Sampath lab, an energetic research group housed in a brand new, state-of-the-art building in New Brunswick, NJ. As a postdoctoral associate, the candidate would have multiple opportunities to interact with members of the Institute for Food Nutrition and Health, the Departments of Nutritional Sciences and Food Sciences, the Rutgers Center for Lipid Research, and the Center for Nutrition, Microbiome, and Health. The campus is also in close proximity to the cultural and scientific offerings of both NYC and Philadelphia. Interested candidates should email Dr. Harini Sampath at harini.sampath@rutgers.edu with a current CV, cover letter, and list of 3 potential references.