We apply the UC Davis Principles of Community – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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 through its postdoc association and GradStudies.

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

Tan Lab members strive to achieve the following qualities: Diversity and Inclusion, Collegial, Creative and Critical Thinking, Proficiecy, Drive, and Focus

Postdoctoral Fellows
UC Davis Offers Excellent Training Environments for Postdocs.
We are looking for exceptional candidates who have 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), 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 at ucdavis dot edu). Review of applications will continue until the positions have been filled by outstanding candidates.

Graduate Students
UC Davis is a Top 5 Public University in USA.
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), Integrated Genetics (IGG), Biophysics, 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 frontier of 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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