University of Southern California

Crump Lab

USC Stem Cell


We are always looking for talented, creative individuals at the postdoctoral or student levels to join our lab. If you are interested in studying some aspect of zebrafish head development or regeneration, please contact Gage Crump directly at

Postdoctoral Researcher, Keck School of Medicine of USC

We are currently seeking an exceptional postdoctoral candidate to join a multi-investigator research team (laboratories of Drs. Crump, Mariani, Lieberman) at the University of Southern California ( studying the cellular and molecular mechanisms of bone development and repair using zebrafish and mouse models.

The applicant should hold a PhD degree and have a strong track record in research in the field of genetics, and/or developmental or cell biology, including at least one first author high-quality scientific publication. Excellent candidates with expertise in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: developmental biology, genetics, gene expression assays, cell culture, bone and/or cartilage development, and small animal surgery. Experience with mouse genetics and microscopy is a plus.

Candidates with recent PhD or within 1–2 years of post-doctoral experience are preferred. Applicants should also have a strong motivation for a career in science, outstanding bench and organizational skills, and excellent written and verbal English communication skills.

The position is open immediately. Candidates should send their CV, along with the names of at least three references to Gage Crump at

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.