We are always seeking highly motivated basic and clinical researchers at all stages of their careers: from undergraduates to postdoctoral and clinical fellows. If you are interested in using state-of-the-art stem cell technologies to bridge basic and translational kidney studies, to develop novel therapeutic strategies to improve the quality of life of patients with kidney diseases, and to collaborate with bioengineers, we look forward to hearing from you. Our lab offers an innovative and collaborative research environment to support your career goals.

Send your application to Zhongwei Li at zhongwei@usc.edu, and include the following items:

  1. CV;
  2. short summaries of your research interests and major accomplishments;
  3. a list of three references.

Thank you very much for your interest!

Currently Available Opportunities

Postdoctoral positions

We welcome applications from motivated PhDs and MD/PhDs who are interested in researching kidney regeneration and disease. We offer a collaborative research environment with cutting-edge projects to foster your career goals.

PhD student positions

Graduate students from the Programs in Biomedical and Biological Sciences (PIBBS), as well as other USC programs and departments, are welcome to join our multidisciplinary group. Prospective USC students interested in joining our lab may apply to PIBBS.

Master’s student positions

We are seeking master’s students with interests in stem cells, regenerative medicine, kidney biology and genetics/gene editing who are driven by enthusiasm for biomedical research.

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.