Human Islet Research Network

Job Postings – Research


  • The Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes at the University of Colorado Denver has an opening for a full-time tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor.  Applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent) degree, at least three years of post-doctoral experience within the diabetes field, an outstanding publication record and a well-developed research plan. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong, extramurally funded research program related to Type 1 Diabetes research. Candidates with interests including, but not limited to the following T1D-related research areas are encouraged

    to apply:
    Molecular and cellular immunology
    Mechanisms of autoimmunity
    Human islet biology
    Molecular, cellular and developmental models of T1D

    Questions should be directed to Talisha Bell, HR specialist at (303) 724-5232
    Date Posted: April 26, 2017
    Download Flyer: BDC_FacultyAnnouncement_2017.pdf (74 downloads)


  • The University of California, San Diego Department of Pediatrics has an opening for an Assistant Project Scientist for Modeling Genetic Risk for Diabetes Using Pluripotent Stem Cells. This would be a joint position with Dr. Maike Sander and Dr. Kyle Gaulton to conduct integrative research in genomics, genetics and cell biology investigating the functional role of diabetes-associated genetic variants in pancreatic beta cells. The position involves joining a large NIH-funded multi-disciplinary team broadly focused on identifying and functionally characterizing regulatory variants influencing type 1 and type 2 diabetes risk. Learn more here.
    Date posted: April 10, 2017


  • The University of California, Davis Department of Biomedical Engineering has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the areas of tissue engineering, microphysiological systems (“organ-on-a-chip”), cell biology, tumor microenvironments, and cardiomyocyte biology. Applicants should a cover letter, detailed CV, and names of two references directly to Dr. Steven George,

    Date Posted: March 17, 2017
    UC Davis.Postdoc-microphysiological-systems-2017.pdf (81 downloads)

  • The  Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration Research in Munich, Germany is seeking applications for a Beta Cell Regeneration Postdoc. This individual will lead a research project on “Pathways and mechanisms of beta cell regeneration”, conduct phenotypic analysis of genetic lineage labeling and tracing mouse models and knock-out mice, must be able to conduct mouse and human micro-islet and islet cell culture for screening and live cell imaging to dissect molecular and cellular mechanisms, and cutting edge technologies such as single-cell RNAseq, live cell imaging and CRISPR/Cas9-mediated screens will be applied. Please contact Dr. Heiko Lickert for more information,
    Date Posted: March 8, 2018
    Inst_Diabetes_and_Research (52 downloads)
  • The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Inc. is seeking applications for researchers at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level positions in the areas of diabetes and metabolic research. Candidates with research interests in any area of diabetes and metabolism research are invited to apply. Successful applicants are expected to have/develop a strong, independent extramurally funded (e.g., NIH and industry sponsored) research program(s), a strong record of scientific discovery, and a drive to impact human health through entrepreneurial translation. … Read More
  • The laboratory of Dr. Seung Kim at the Stanford University School of Medicine has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow. They are looking for self-motivated and independent individuals willing to learn from a cheerful PI in a highly collaborative environment at Stanford University, with skills or interest in hormone biology, genetics, physiology and developmental biology. Previous experience working with mice and or mammalian cell culture is an asset. Prior experience with pancreas or islet biology not necessary. There are special opportunities to work with human islets associated with this position. If you are interested, please send a cover letter, detailed CV, and names of three references directly to Dr. Seung Kim,

    Posted on: April 17, 2016