Postdoctoral Fellow

Rutgers University

Newark, NJ

ID: 7062470
Posted: November 25, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the laboratory of Dr. Ching-On Wong at Rutgers University–Newark. Research in the Wong Lab is focused on organellar biology and cell metabolism in the contexts of nervous system function and neurodegenerative diseases. We undertake a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates bioinformatics, model organism genetics, molecular and cell biology, lipidomics, and quantitative microscopy. Specific research programs involve studies of vesicular trafficking, glial cell bioenergetics, transcellular signaling, and neuro-immune interaction, and are funded by the NIH and Rutgers University.

Applicants should have obtained a PhD and/or MD degree in related disciplines at the time of commencing research in the Wong lab (Spring 2020). Preference will be given to applicants with research experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell biology, neurobiology, or mouse models.

The lab PI is committed to provide mentorship to research fellows eager to pursue a career in biomedical research. Salary and benefits are provided according to NIH guidelines. The city of Newark offers geographical advantage in the tri-state area, with close proximity to New York City and other top-tier institutes.

Application should include: 1) a curriculum vitae with a list of accomplished laboratory skills; 2) a short statement of how the applicant will fit into our research program; and 3) contact information of 3 referees. PI’s publications can be accessed here:

Please send complete application to:
Ching-On Wong, Ph.D. (
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Rutgers University–Newark
New Jersey 07102


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