Employment Opportunity

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute (CHOP)

Type: Postdoctoral

Primary Research Area: Lipid Modification and Metabolism

Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA

Salary Range: $40,001 - $50,000

Submit CV, Resume or Application By: June 30, 2018


A postdoctoral fellow position is open in the Ischiropoulos laboratory in the Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The project will use state-of-the-art, biochemical, molecular and cell biology technologies to investigate inherited metabolic disorders of fatty acid oxidation and to test novel therapeutics in cell and mouse models. The project provides an excellent training opportunity in metabolism, metabolic processes, and development of therapeutics. The postdoctoral fellow will also have ample opportunities to collaborate with internationally recognized scientists at CHOP and the University of Pennsylvania. The applicant should have a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences, such as biochemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology, and cell biology etc. The candidate should be proficient in mammalian cell culture and modern biochemical, molecular and cell biology protocols. Experience with metabolic pathways, hiPSC and cells in culture are preferred. An established track record (as evidenced by publications in peer-viewed journals) in relevant field is required. Ability to work independently, a strong work ethic and problem solving/critical thinking skills are critical. CHOP postdoctoral fellows receive mentored training in a rich scientific environment that includes both CHOP and University of Pennsylvania research communities. CHOP is an interdisciplinary institution dedicated to conducting basic, clinical and translational research with a particular focus on conditions that affect children.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Harry Ischiropoulos
Telephone: 215-590-5320