• Post Doctoral Position - Academic
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time


Applicants are invited for a postdoctoral researcher position in the Laboratory of Structural Biology of Disease at the Department of Pharmacology, Medical School, University of Minnesota. The laboratory is headed by Dr. Fang Li (PI).

This will be an annually renewable, 100% time postdoctoral researcher appointment. Annual renewal hinges on performance and available funding.

Candidates must have completed PhD training by start date and should have a record of success in scientific research (as evidenced in first-author publications in scientific journals). Applicants are expected to have excellent molecular biology and protein biochemistry skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills.

Duties of the position include: (1) Conduct molecular virology research in the field of receptor recognition and cell entry of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 virus); (2) Participate in design of projects, planning and executing experiments; (3) Collect and organize data for research activities; (4) Attend, participate, or present at laboratory meetings, seminars, graduate and undergraduate lectures, and conferences as needed; (5) Maintain frequent communication with collaborators, including, if required, traveling to destinations to meet with collaborators and collect data.

Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit your current CV, a research statement, and two recommendation letters directly to Dr. Li ( More information about Dr. Li's lab can be found at

Education Requirement:
Department of Pharmacology
312 church St
minneapolis , MN 55455
Prof Fang Li,