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Postdoctoral Fellowships at Yale University

Posting Date: January 11, 2023

The Braun Lab (Yale Center of Molecular and Cellular Oncology / Yale Cancer Center / Yale School of Medicine) is seeking a highly motivated, computationally-focused postdoctoral fellow interested in cancer immunotherapy and immunogenomics to join our translational research team.

Our laboratory aims to understand the key determinants of effective anti-tumor immunity, utilizing high-dimensional analytic tools and patient-derived models to study human tumors. We have focused our efforts on renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer), and our work has helped to elucidate genetic and immunologic features that impact response to immune checkpoint inhibitors (Braun, Nature Medicine, 2020) and to define the immunologic changes that occur with progression to advanced disease (Braun, Cancer Cell, 2021). We now aim to understand the antigenic and immune microenvironmental features that determine why kidney cancers respond or a resistant to current immunotherapies, and to create patient-derived pre-clinical models to aid the development of novel immunotherapy approaches in this disease (Braun, Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, 2021).

Candidates with MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degrees and expertise/experience in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, mathematics, physics, or statistics are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be expected to work collaboratively with other experimental postdoctoral fellows, computational biologists, graduate students, and other trainees in the laboratory. High priority will be given to candidates with prior experience in bulk genomic/transcriptomic analysis, single-cell transcriptomic analysis, and machine learning methods.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter (describing prior research and future goals, AND listing contact information for 3 references) and a CV to david.braun@yale.edu .

The Braun Lab uses reverse translation to understand human tumor immunology, with the goal of improving immunotherapies for patients with cancer. We are located at Yale University, an internationally-renowned research university located in the historic city of New Haven, Connecticut. Yale has long been recognized as an outstanding environment for nurturing young scientists, with postdoctoral researchers being an integral part of the discovery process.

Posting Date: January 6, 2022

Postdoctoral Position in Cancer Biology Research (Rogers Lab)

The Rogers Lab is seeking a highly motivated and creative individual for a postdoctoral position in cancer biology in the Department of Therapeutic Radiology.  The candidate will join a team focused on understanding crosstalk mechanisms within the DNA damage response network that are important for preventing genomic instability and tumorigenesis.  The research aims to study the role of the TFIIH factor, XPD, in triggering the appropriate reaction at the intersection of DNA repair and apoptotic pathways following damage. 

The postdoctoral research will be performed in a highly interdisciplinary environment and provide opportunities to collaborate with other Yale labs.  This research program emphasizes translational studies in oncology (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41587-021-01057-5) with numerous opportunities for education and training in cancer biology.

Candidates should have a PhD in the biological sciences, previous experience with techniques in molecular biology, biochemistry and experience with mammalian systems. A strong background in DNA repair, cell signaling, and post-translational modifications would be advantageous. 

Applicants should be self-motivated and organized in addition to having great communication skills, and a collaborative spirit.  Recent PhD graduates are encouraged to apply.  Candidates should send a CV, cover letter describing research experience and interests, and contact information for three references to faye.rogers@yale.edu.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

Posting Date: January 6, 2022

Postdoctoral Fellow Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry (Kabeche Lab)

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available immediate to work investigating fundamental processes of the cell cycle and genome stability.

The Kabeche Lab in the Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry department at Yale University focuses on understanding the pathways that ensure cells to properly replicate and segregate their DNA and how perturbations in these pathways can be strategically targeted to create novel and efficient cancer therapies.

Our current projects use complimentary techniques to study the non-canonical functions of the DNA damage response pathway throughout the cell cycle. We rely on a wide variety of microscopy techniques, biochemistry and molecular biology to tackle these questions. You can find more information at: https://kabechelab.com

The position is available immediately and the start date is flexible. The position is initially for one year with possibility of renewal based on performance.


  • PhD in a Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Cancer Biology or a related field
  • Substantial experience with human cell culture and microscopy
  • A record of innovative research, strong communication skills, and demonstrated ability to see projects through to publication
  • The candidate is expected to have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Previous work with DNA damage, DNA damage response or mitosis is a plus, but not required

Interested candidates should submit the following directly to: lilian.kabeche@yale.edu

  1. Cover letter detailing:
    1. Relevant training and experience (including a list of research skills)
    2. Future career goals
    3. Earliest and preferred start date
    4. Desired length of postdoc
  2. CV
  3. Contact information for three references
Posting Date: January 5, 2022

Postdoctoral Scholar in the Energy, Climate and Well-being Lab (ECWL) at Yale School of the Environment

Position Summary

The Energy, Climate and Well-being Lab (ECWL) at the Yale School of the Environment seeks a postdoctoral scholar to work on household energy modeling in the context of energy transitions in the US. The candidate will work primarily as part of a project team developing fresh approaches to modeling household energy choices in low-carbon pathways that reflect enabling and constraining factors related to well-being, health, social relations, and the built environment. 

The candidate will have the opportunity to conduct empirical research, lead model development and work with team members with engineering and social science backgrounds on cutting edge interdisciplinary research.

The successful candidate will work with a multidisciplinary team working on connecting household choices, well-being, and energy use with governance and perceptions. The tasks include conducting a due diligence of household models in energy transition scenarios in the US, conducting statistical analyses of a large dataset on US households, and developing new models of decision-making.

The candidate will work under the supervision of Prof. Narasimha Rao, Associate Professor of Energy Systems, and collaborate with other postdocs, students, and collaborators at other universities. Prof Rao’s ECWL lab conducts mixed methods research on the distributional and multidimensional well-being impacts of energy system transformation and climate policy in the US and around the world.

This is a one-year appointment with the option to continue for a total of three years based on performance and funding. 

Minimum Requirements

  • PhD in engineering, economics, operations research, or a related field using systems analysis
  • Proficiency in a programming language (R or Python)
  • Experience with energy modeling
  • Interest in interdisciplinary research
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Record of prior publications in energy studies
  • Experience with data analytic/machine learning tools
  • Familiarity with Agent-based Models

Prospective applicants should send a CV and cover letter to (nrao@yale.edu). Applications will be reviewed as they come in, no later than end January.

Posting Date: January 3, 2023

Postdoctoral positions in the Microbial Sciences Institute at Yale University - Liu Lab

Postdoctoral positions are available in the Liu lab in the Microbial Sciences Institute at Yale University to participate in cutting-edge research using cryo-ET technology to reveal the structural mechanisms of molecular machines essential for bacterial pathogenesis and viral infection.

Candidates with Ph.D. degrees and a background in microbiology, cell biology, or structural biology are encouraged to apply. Expertise in microscopy or image analysis is also desired.

Applicants must have first-author publications in peer-reviewed journals and be highly motivated.
To apply, please send a curriculum vitae, description of research experience, and three references to Dr. Jun Liu.
Please view our Publications and Selected Publications before applying.

Posting Date: December 22, 2022

The Gupta Lab at the Yale School of Medicine is hiring!

We are looking for multiple postdoctoral researchers who are excited to work at the intersection of membrane biology and cell signaling using a range of orthogonal quantitative and chemical biology tools, which involves mass spectrometry, single-molecule fluorescence microscopy, electron microscopy, along with a range of in vitro and cell-based assays. This hiring call is for multiple independent positions that have an overarching goal of obtaining a quantitative view of membrane dynamics with spatial and molecular resolution, with an emphasis on specific oncogenic pathways and neurodegenerative diseases. The work will be in line with our recent (Panda et al Nature Methods; Giska et al Biophysical Journal; Gaudet et al Science; Gupta et al Nature), For a more comprehensive account of our recent work head to https://www.theguptalab.com:

What we are looking for: The Lab has multiple postdoctoral positions available. We welcome all candidates with expertise in any branch of Biomedical, Chemical, and Engineering Sciences. We are broadly looking for candidates belonging to any of the two categories:

  • Category A: Applicants with expertise in biochemistry, molecular biology, or structural biology with experience in the expression and purification of membrane proteins from various cellular systems. For candidates in this category, prior mass spec expertise is NOT required. The project will provide a fantastic opportunity to learn state-of-the-art mass spectrometry and other orthogonal techniques and interface that with your skill set to address some of the key questions pertaining to membrane biology.
  • Category B: Applicants with prior experience in mass spectrometry, with a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of mass spec are particularly welcome. For candidates in this category, prior expertise in protein biochemistry is NOT required. Count on us to train you! The project will provide a fantastic opportunity to apply your MS skills to address some of the outstanding questions in membrane-associated cellular signaling.

Who we are: The Gupta lab is a diverse and inclusive workplace. Research in our lab ranges from novel mass spectrometric method development to understanding mechanistic nuances of cell signaling. Accordingly, we have an extremely diverse group of scientists who bring orthogonal expertise to the lab, ranging from plant biology to bioengineering to anthropologists. Together, we address the questions at hand in a collaborative manner.

Interested researchers can send their CV with their prospective research interests, and the contact details of three to five referees, to Kallol Gupta (kallol.gupta@yale.edu), Department of Cell Biology, Yale School of Medicine.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Posting Date: December 16, 2022

Postdoctoral Positions in Mucosal Immunity and Intestinal Inflammation (Dr. Clara Abraham)

Investigator: Clara Abraham, MD

Mucosal Immunity and Intestinal Inflammation

Yale University, New Haven, CT

POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS are available for research on mucosal immunity, intestinal immune homeostasis/intestinal inflammation, and innate immunity. 

The laboratory focuses on understanding mechanisms regulating innate immune responses, host pathogen interactions, and immunological pathways regulating mucosal immunity and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The current position will involve examination of molecular and biochemical mechanisms regulating innate cells and pattern recognition pathways and in vivo intestinal immune responses and intestinal inflammatory disease models, along with potential cross-talk of intestinal immunity with additional immunological sites. Studies incorporate approaches in both primary human immune cells and mouse model systems.  

Education and experience:  Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree with a strong background in cellular and molecular immunology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and mouse models of inflammation.  Experience in examination of intestinal tissues, multiparameter flow cytometry, and bioinformatics/computational biology is desired. 

Please send curriculum vitae, three names of reference and a one page summary of research background and interests to Clara Abraham, M.D. (Clara.Abraham@yale.edu)

Posting Date: December 8, 2022

Postdoctoral Position in Structural Biology (Bleichert/Glazer Labs)

The Bleichert and Glazer labs (https://www.bleichertlab.org/) in the Departments of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Therapeutic Radiology at Yale University are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, goal-driven, and team-oriented postdoctoral associate with a strong background in biochemistry and/or structural biology to study the cell penetration mechanism of a tumor-targeting DNA autoantibody. This position will allow the candidate to leverage the expertise of both labs in structural biology, tumor biology, and the pre-clinical development of cancer therapeutics to improve the efficacy of this autoantibody for cancer therapy and drug delivery applications.

The project will include collaborative work with the biotechnology company, Gennao Bio and provides an exciting opportunity to conduct research at the interface between academia and industry.

Interested candidates should have recently finished or will soon complete their PhD degree and have a strong research track record. The successful applicant will possess a collaborative team spirit and should have prior experience in recombinant protein purification and structural biology.

Qualified candidates should send their CV, a cover letter describing past and future research interests, and the contact information for two to three references to Dr. Franziska Bleichert (franziska.bleichert@yale.edu) and Dr. Peter Glazer (peter.glazer@yale.edu).

Yale University: Postdoctoral Research Fellow Yale Program on Climate Change

Posting Date: January 11, 2023

Yale University: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The Yale Program on Climate Change Communication (http://climatecommunication.yale.edu) invites applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow to contribute to our ongoing experimental research on the public’s climate change knowledge, risk perceptions, policy preferences, and behavior. The program conducts scientific surveys and message experiments at the national, international, and global scales, as well as with specific communities and organizations. The program also includes several projects that engage the public in climate change science and solutions.


  • Conduct scientific research to advance the theory and practice of effective climate change communication, and the psychological, cultural, political, and social factors influencing public awareness, risk perceptions, policy preferences and behavior.
  • Contribute to message experiment research design, implementation, data analysis, and data management.
  • Author peer-reviewed publications and public reports.
  • Help maintain a database, including research materials, datasets, and codebooks.
  • Work with an interdisciplinary and international network of researchers.

Required education and experience

  • Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant field or discipline, such as psychology, political science, communication, or public health.
  • Proficiency in survey and experimental research design, methods, and analysis.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, using R, SPSS, or other statistics packages.
  • Proficiency in data and project management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate research results to both expert and non-expert audiences.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills in English.

The review of applications will begin on January 31, 2023, and the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The positions are full-time appointments for one year, with full benefits, and with the possibility of renewal for a second year, dependent upon performance and availability of funding.

For full consideration, applicants must submit an application to climatechange@yale.edu. Please put “Experimental Postdoc Application – (your last name)” in the subject line. Applications should include: (1) a cover letter addressed to Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, including a statement of research interests and career goals, with names and contact information for three professional references, and (2) a curriculum vita. Applications should contain all documents in a single PDF attached to the email. 

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