Department of Chemistry



Postdoc Associate - UPMC


A Postdoctoral Associate position is available immediately in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Chemical Biology and Structural Biology.

We are seeking candidates to join a dynamic team of investigators to engineer and design receptors as therapies to treat chronic pain.

Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, or a related field. Candidates with prior experience in electrophysiology, molecular biology, and animal behavioral testing are encouraged to apply.

Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong aptitude for collaborative research in an academic environment.

Please send curriculum vitae, including contact information for three references, to Prof. Yan Xu at: (preferred method) or 

Professor Yan Xu
2048 Biomedical Science Tower 3
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
3501 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15260