Postdoctoral positions

School of Medicine, Wayne State University
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
United States MI


Multiple NIH-funded postdoctoral positions in molecular/structural/computational biology are available immediately in the lab of Dr. Tseng at Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics (CMMG), School of Medicine. One of our research projects focuses on proteins involved in lipid breakdown and storage. One focuses on somatic mutations (nonsynonymous single nucleotide polymorphism) associated with human metabolic disorders. Others focus on ER stress-induced proteins that cause symptoms of fatty livers. The successful applicants will develop research projects while having the good opportunity to engage in collaborations with both computational and experimental biologists.


Applicants for the positions must have a MD/ PhD degree or equivalent in one of the following fields: Computational Biology, Physics, Biophysics, Computational Chemistry, Computer Science, Biochemistry or in a related field. He or she must have a strong background in quantitative science, and proficient programming skills in C/C++, Shell scripts or Fortran. Detailed knowledge of biological macro-molecules is a plus. Candidates who have strong biochemistry background and like to be exposed to bioinformatics are also encouraged to apply (

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

Please send CV and reference letters to Dr. Tseng. See details at (