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Postdoctoral Fellows in Synthetic Biology
Arizona State University

Date Posted Aug. 1, 2022
Title Postdoctoral Fellows in Synthetic Biology
University Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ, United States
Department School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering
Application Deadline Sep. 15, 2022
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - Molecular
    Biology - Microbiology
    Biology - Biochemistry
    Biology - Genetics
    Biology - General
    Sciences - General

Dr. Xiaojun Tian's lab at Arizona State University is seeking highly self-motivated Postdoctoral Fellows with excellent quantitative training and communication skills. Candidates with a strong background in Molecular Biology, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Physics, Applied Math, or other relevant fields are strongly encouraged to apply. Past research experience in quantitative biology, synthetic biology, or systems biology is strongly preferred. Successful candidates will be supported by Dr. Tian's recent NIH R35 grant (Maximizing Investigator's Research Award) award. 


Currently, Dr. Tian's lab interests are in employing quantitative experiments and mathematical modeling to address fundamental problems at the interface of synthetic biology and systems biology. The lab focuses on synthetic gene circuits, RNA circuits, cancer plasticity/metastasis, systems biology of kidney diseases. The lab has made significant achievements in this field, along with several publications in high-impact journals. For more information, please visit the lab website (

Interested candidates should send 1) CV/Resume, 2) Personal/Research Statement, 3) College Transcripts, 4) a list of three references, and 5) a cover letter to Dr. Tian at

  • Arizona State University (ASU) is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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