Postdoctoral Positions

Part of the mission of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies is to train individuals for careers in scientific research. The expectation is that trainees will study in the many new fields developed by Institute faculty, learn the research techniques they have created, and go on to positions of leadership in other prominent scientific institutions. Postdoctoral training opportunities at the Institute are posted below.

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Job #: G124
Posted Date: June 25, 2018
Closes On: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Research Associate - Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center & Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Status: Regular Full Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Laboratory/Department: Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center & Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Position Description:

Postdoctoral Position for Imaging Mitochondria in Disease Models

The Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center has been established at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies as a state-of-the-art research hub to provide advanced and emerging imaging modalities to enable unprecedented insights into the inner workings of cells, tissues and organisms. In collaboration with the Shadel Laboratory, a world leader in mitochondrial DNA in health and disease, we are seeking a highly motivated and experienced postdoctoral candidate to develop and use novel imaging technologies coupled with cutting-edge cellular and molecular biology approaches to study mitochondrial dynamics in disease model systems.

Education: PhD in related field
Application Instructions: Send a short description of research interest and CV to and .