Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job Location US-TN-Memphis
Developmental Neurobiology
Faculty Member
Xinwei Cao


Postdoctoral Position in Developmental Neurobiology


A postdoctoral position is currently available in the Department of Developmental Neurobiology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, in the laboratory of Dr. Xinwei Cao. We study the molecular and cellular mechanisms that regulate the development of the vertebrate nervous system, with a special focus on neural stem/progenitor cells. We use transgenic and knockout models and employ an integrated set of molecular, cellular, biochemical, and imaging techniques.


Contact Information

Xinwei Cao, PhD

Associate Member

Department of Developmental Neurobiology

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Place

Memphis, TN  38105-3678


Minimum Experience

We seek self-motivated scientists with strong background in developmental biology, cell biology, signal transduction, or gene regulation and experience in biochemical, molecular, mouse genetics, or imaging techniques.

Other Information

COVID-19 vaccine:


As of September 10, 2021, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.


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