Positions

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Please send all inquiries to Prof. Tan (cmtan at ucdavis.edu)

Postdoctoral Fellows
UC Davis Offers Top Environments for Postdocs.
UC Davis has long been known for its cutting edge research and comfortable living environment. The Davis area offers reasonable cost-of-living in fantastic California settings, which is ideal for postdocs with family. Furthermore, UC Davis offers excellent support and training through its postdoc association.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who has a PhD, or is in the final stage of obtaining a Ph.D., in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, molecular biology, chemical engineering or related fields. Essential skills include one of the following: molecular cloning (bacteria and yeast), single-molecule/single-cell microscopy, protein purification, and other fundamental skills in molecular biology. We are also looking for candidates with experience in mathematical modeling of biological systems and cellular biophysics. Preference will be given to candidates who have the necessary background and interest to incorporate multidisciplinary and quantitative approaches in their research. Excellent writing and communication skills in English are required. The candidate should be highly motivated, creative, and excited by the engineering of synthetic systems to address important, fundamental questions in biology and biological engineering.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter stating the applicant’s interests in our research, a CV, two sample publications, and the contact information of three references to Prof. Tan (cmtan@ucdavis.edu). Review of applications will continue until the positions have been filled by outstanding candidates.

Graduate Students
Department of Biomedical Engineering in UC Davis is a Top 20 Program. UC Davis is a Top 10 Public University. (US News and World Report)
Our group has both Ph.D. and Master projects available to students accepted into the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), Chemical Engineering and Material Science (CHMS), and Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology (BMCDB) Graduate Group at UC Davis. We strive to train the best and next generation scientists who work at the interface of computational and synthetic biology.

Undergraduate Students
Please contact Prof. Tan prior to the quarter in which you want to conduct research. Interested applicants should send a CV to Prof. Tan. The CV should include the latest GPA and previous research/work experience.

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