Open Positions

Postdoctoral positions

Two postdoctoral fellow positions are currently available. The research direction is on design and genetically encoding bioreactive unnatural amino acids (Uaas) and use such amino acids for basic biological research and therapeutic applications. See Publications for examples, and inquiries are welcome. We seek candidates with knowledge and research experience in organic chemistry, molecular biology, chemical biology, or cell biology, and who are innovative and highly motivated. Candidates with training and research experience in cancer biology or RNA biology are especially welcome. Salary will be paid according to the NIH guideline (starting at Scale 2, $55,632/year + benefits, and increase annually).

Please send CV, cover letter (a brief summary of your research and reasons why you are interested in the position), and three references to:

Lei Wang, PhD
E-mail: [email protected]


We welcome students from Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB), TETRAD, Bioengineering, and Biomedical Sciences programs to rotate and join our group. For more info about ongoing research projects, feel free to contact Lei Wang and visit our lab (Smith Cardiovascular Research Building, room 482 and room 414).