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Postdoctoral Fellowship - Reproductive Biology (Gonadal Aging)
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to join the multidisciplinary Stout Laboratory within the Aging & Metabolism (A&M) Research Program at OMRF. The fellow will investigate the basic mechanisms that underlie gonadal aging and/or hypothalamic–pituitary–gonadal axis dysfunction with advancing age. The successful candidate will employ a wide range of techniques including the generation of novel mouse models, flow cytometry, isotopic labeling, single-cell transcriptomics, spatial transcriptomics, histology & pathological assessments, and a variety of other cellular & molecular biology techniques.
Postdoctoral Fellowship – Aging, Neuroscience, & Metabolism
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to join the multidisciplinary Stout Laboratory within the Aging & Metabolism (A&M) Research Program at OMRF. The fellow will investigate how sex hormones and their receptors modulate hypothalamic neurocircuitry and the sex-specific regulation of systemic metabolism during the aging process. The successful candidate will employ a wide range of techniques including stereotaxic injection of AAVs into the brain, chemogenetic approaches (DREADD), brain imaging, single-cell transcriptomics, in vivo metabolic assessments, and a variety of cellular & molecular biology techniques.
Postdoctoral Fellow- Comparative biology of aging, teaching opportunities
Augusta University
The newly established Hoffman lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at Augusta University is hiring an outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow interested in genetics, metabolism, and aging. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be working on an NIH funded project looking at the role of tryptophan metabolism on longevity and health in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster; however, there are opportunities to work on other model and non-model organisms. We are looking for someone who has a background in molecular biology and has a special interest in the comparative biology of aging. Overall, the Hoffman lab uses a variety of molecular techniques, organismal health assays, and statistical analyses of ‘omics’ data to answer questions about the metabolic and genetic pathways that influence aging across species.

In addition to research, this is an ideal opportunity for those candidates interested in teaching and mentorship. The hired postdoc will have the potential to be instructor of record for classes in the Department of Biological Sciences, as well as directly mentor undergraduate researchers.

Minimum qualifications: PhD in biology, genetics, biochemistry, or related field from an accredited college or university.

Please apply through the Augusta University HR jobs site: (job listing #255762).

Any questions or emails of interest can be addressed directly to Jessica Hoffman (
Link: None
Postdoctoral fellowship (Mitochondrial and NAD metabolism, cardiac dysfunction and rhythm)
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
About the Lee lab: The Lee laboratory at the Cardiovascular Biology Research Program (CVB) of OMRF is seeking Postdoctoral Fellows to lead research projects. Our NIH-funded research program ( investigates mechanisms linking mitochondrial and NAD+ metabolism to pathogenesis of cardiometabolic diseases. Fellows will have access to resources and equipment for cardiac physiology and electrophysiology, metabolism, cardiomyocyte and mitochondrial function, proteomics, metabolomics, informatics and spatial transcriptomics from the Lee lab, CVB, CMRO-CoBRE, OMRF core facility and collaborations.

About the candidates: Candidates must be self-motivated, proactive and enthusiastic to their research career development. The Principal Investigator (PI) and the postdoctoral mentoring committee will be committed to prepare fellows for an independent research career. Candidates are expected to work independently and contribute intellectually to facilitate a stimulating environment within the research group and among research programs at OMRF. OMRF postdoctoral fellow association ( seeks to enhance training experience by providing scientific, social interaction opportunities and funds to support the attendance at scientific meetings or workshops.

Required Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a recent doctoral degree (within 0-3 years or expect to receive the degree within a year) in cardiovascular physiology, biochemistry or related biomedical disciplines. First-authored publication(s) from the graduate work is expected. Prior research experience and publication(s) investigating molecular biology and biochemistry of cardiometabolic diseases are required. Experience in echocardiography, electrophysiology and surgical techniques for heart disease is a plus.

Postdoctoral Associate in the Lamming Lab
University of Wisconsin-Madison Lamming Lab
The Lamming Laboratory for the Molecular Physiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is looking for a postdoctoral associate to join us on an adventure of discovery, team science, and the unexpected!

Our lab examines the regulation of aging, primarily but not exclusively in mice, by nutrition and nutrient-regulated signaling pathways, using diverse approaches including biochemistry, genetics, integrated multiomics, and physiology. Specific experience with mice and these types of approaches useful but definitely not required!

In addition to Dr. Lamming (speaking Sunday PM), Lamming team members at the AGE meeting this year include postdocs Dr. Cara Green (poster) and Dr. Chung-Yang Yeh (poster), graduate students Mariah Calubag (poster) and Yang Liu, and recent alumni Dr. Heidi Pak (speaking Sunday PM).
Postdoctoral position
Kansas State University
A postdoctoral position is available for enthusiastic and driven scientists desiring to study the molecular and genetic mechanisms underlying aging and age-related diseases. The lab ( uses a combination of genetic, molecular and biochemical approaches to study aging in both C. elegans and mammalian cell culture models. Candidates should be highly motivated and have relevant training in molecular biology and biochemical techniques. All candidates with a Ph.D and a strong research history as indicated by their publication record are encouraged to apply. Those with experience in neuroscience, aging, molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry, genetics, bioinformatics or related fields are strongly encouraged to apply. Prior C. elegans experience is not required.
Please email a letter of interest including your research history, CV including contact information of three references, and future research interests to the email below. Applicants should outline specifically why they are excited by our research program and what they can contribute to ongoing efforts.
Research Assistant
Kansas State University
We are looking for a highly motivated and dedicated Research Laboratory Technician and/or laboratory manager. The role of this position is to assist and help manage the lab and research projects. The lab ( uses a wide variety of molecular biology and biochemical approaches in both C. elegans and mammalian cell culture models. Candidates should have a strong interest in basic/translational research and possess good organizational skills and sharp attention to details. Candidates should be highly motivated and have relevant training in molecular biology and biochemical techniques.

Please email a cover letter and CV to the email above. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Assistant Professor Aging and Metabolism - Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation ( is seeking accomplished or upcoming investigators with expertise in aging as it relates to neuroinflammation and/or neurodegeneration to join the Aging and Metabolism Research Program. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain a vigorous independent research program investigating mechanisms relevant to CNS aging associated with one or more of the following areas of special interest: inflammatory processes, circuits relevant to cognition/behavior, immune cell function, and bioenergetics. Successful candidates will receive an appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Member level (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor equivalents) in the Program, dedicated research space, as well as a generous, multi-year start-up package with significant sustained salary and research support.

The Aging and Metabolism Research program is comprised of thirteen faculty members studying a variety of diseases related to the aging process, including neurological, metabolic, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular disorders. OMRF supports an AAALAC accredited animal facility as well as state-of-the art core facilities for imaging, -omics technologies, tissue banking, and other facilitating technologies. Additional information can be found at the Program’s website ( Other attractive aspects include a generous startup package, institutional support for competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and a collegial work environment.

Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)
Wake Forest University
Pathology department, experience or interest in nonhuman primates.Areas of strength include aging, cardiovascular disease, metabolic disease, behavioral neurobiology, radiation effects, cancer, and pediatric programming.
Link: None
American Heart Association Post-doctoral Fellow
Wake Forest University
The center of chronic psychosocial stress and cardiovascular dysfunction In cancer survivorship is seeking an early stage investigator for a 2 year fellowship.
Link: None
Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) in Huffington Center on Aging
Baylor College of Medicine
The Huffington Center on Aging at Baylor College of Medicine invites applications for a faculty position at the level of tenure-track assistant professor or associate or full professor with tenure. We seek a candidate passionate about conducting cutting-edge research in understanding fundamental aging processes or age-related diseases including but not limited to metabolic and neurodegenerative disorders. As a faculty member, you will have the opportunity to work with a highly dynamic group of scientists engaged in diverse aging research programs within the Aging Center and across the College and have access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources. Applicants should have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree with an outstanding publication record and committed to mentoring graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The successful candidate is expected to direct a competitive, independent, and extramurally funded basic or translational research program.

Baylor College of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer. The Huffington Center on Aging is committed to diversity and inclusion, and we encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as a supportive and highly collaborative environment. The faculty candidate will also have opportunities to apply for various State and College funded recruitment programs such as the CPRIT (Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas) or McNair Scholar programs to augment the start-up package.

Applicants should submit a cover letter with curriculum vitae, a statement of future research directions and objectives, and the names of at least three individuals willing to furnish letters of reference to Hui Zheng, Ph.D., Director of the Huffington Center on Aging. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled.
Postdoctoral Associate- Bioinformatics/Aging Research
Baylor College of Medicine
The Dang Laboratory at the Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine investigates the roles of epigenetics and chromatin dynamics in regulating aging, with an emphasis on cellular aging and mammalian adult stem cell aging. We are looking for a Postdoctoral Associate with training in bioinformatics and biostatistics and with an interest in study epigenetic regulation of aging using large-scale sequencing datasets.

Job Duties
-Designs, plans, and conducts research experiments using modern sequencing techniques.
-Evaluates and analyzes data generated from experiments.
-Develops and implements appropriate computation algorithms and customized scripts for data analysis.
-Conducts literature search and summarizes information in an appropriate format.
-Disseminates research findings by presenting in seminars and conferences.
-Composes and edits manuscripts and grant proposals.
-Engages in collaborations based on lab’s research interests and expertise.
-Trains and supervises junior lab members.
-Performs customized deep analysis of datasets generated by modern sequencing, such as RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, Hi-C, etc
-Performs analysis of DNA methylation array or sequencing datasets and epigenetic clock analysis.
-Performs analysis of mass-spec-based quantitative proteomics datasets.
-Performs integrated analysis of lab generated sequencing and proteomics data sets with protein interaction networks, genetic interactions.

Minimum Qualifications
MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. degree in any biomedical sciences field.
Formal training (didactic lectures + hands-on training) in bioinformatics and/or biostatistics.
Postdoctoral Fellow ( C. elegans model)
Virginia Commonwealth University

please see the link above for the job description.
we have immediate opening for a postdoc position for c. elagans model. Hands on C. elegans experience (maintenance, transgenic animal generation, etc..) required. I am happy to discuss details further. Just send me an email. Richmond is a great affordable city, and VCU has great training opportunities for trainees.
Associate/Full Professor (Endowed Chair)
University of Arizona
The College of Pharmacy at the University of Arizona Health Sciences in Tucson invites applicants for a tenured faculty position in Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. Applicants with established research program on longevity diseases are encouraged to submit CV and Research Plan with their application to be considered.

Two endowed chairs with a highly competitive startup packages are available for this recruitment. The incumbent will join a department with current research strength in multiple areas of pharmacology, toxicology, medicinal chemistry, and pharmaceutics, including drug discovery efforts for Alzheimer's and other age-related neurodegenerative diseases. These positions are supported by the Arizona Center for Drug Discovery and the newly established Coit Center for Longevity and Neurotherapeutics in the College of Pharmacy.

The overall mission of the Coit Center is to accelerate understanding of aging, longevity and/or neuronal health as well as foster efforts to develop new opportunities for prevention and drug discovery in longevity as well as neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson, ALS, and others. Excellent opportunities exist for collaborations with researchers at other parts of the University of Arizona campus, Center for Innovation in Brain Science, the Neuroscience Graduate Interdisciplinary Program, the Bio5 Institute, Arizona Cancer Center, and Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center.
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