Join Us!

Our lab is in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics in the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. We are looking for highly motivated and energetic researchers of all stages (postdocs, graduate students, undergraduates, and research associate) to join our team. We are very excited about our science. If you are naturally curious about biology and enjoy working in a creative environment, we would love to work with you!

Please send your application to In the email, please include your CV with a list of publications, a short summary of your present and future research interests, and a list of three references (for postdoctoral candidates). Informal contacts are welcome.

Postdoctoral Fellow

We are looking for outstanding postdoctoral fellows to join our team. The successful candidate will lead a project employing a wide range of approaches (mouse genetics, cell culture, metabolic phenotyping, and bioinformatics) to study the role of adipose stem cells and their role(s) in obesity and its associated metabolic comorbidities. Position description and application instructions can be found here.

Research Associate

One position is open.
I am looking for candidates with at least 2 years of extensive lab experience as undergraduates or 1-2 years of full-time lab experience as a research assistant/technician. A minimum 2 year commitment to the lab is required.

Graduate Student

My lab is currently recruiting graduate students enrolled in the Graduate Education in Medical Sciences (GEMS) program or Medical Scientist Training (MST) program at UIC! Please email Yuwei to inquire about opportunities. 



We welcome motivated undergraduate students to get involved in research in the Jiang Lab. Freshmen and sophomores are encouraged to apply via the UIC Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) program. Dr. Jiang's profile on the URE platform can be found here.