Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Post-harvest Physiology

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Post-harvest Physiology

One postdoc position is open at Dr Leqi Cui's laboratory at the Department of Health, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Florida State University.

A PhD degree and a strong publication record are required. The successful applicant should have a background in phytochemicals, and fruit and vegetable postharvest physiology. Applicants with experience in gut microbiota, cell culture, omics are preferred but not required.

About Cui's lab
Dr. Cui is currently an Assistant Professor at HNFS, FSU. Dr. Cui received his PhD from UMass Amherst and postdoc training from NDSU. Since founded in 2020, Dr. Cui's lab has received multiple USDA grants to support his research in lipid oxidation and antioxidant technologies, protein structure-function relationships and health benefits. Dr. Cui is also working as an associate editor for Food Frontiers and Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, and a board member of the Florida Association for Food Protection.

How to Apply
These positions are being advertised as open until filled. Interested candidates should send 1) cover letter, 2) CV, and 3) contact information of three professional references to Dr. Cui at

About FSU
Founded in 1851, FSU is a comprehensive, national, graduate-research university offering more than 280 outstanding academic and professional degrees in top programs to over 45,000 students. FSU holds the Carnegie Research University designation as an R1 research institution. FSU has been officially designated as a preeminent research university by the Florida Legislature as a result of having met a set of rigorous benchmarks. FSU is ranked #23 among national public institutions in the last U.S. News and World Report rankings.

About Tallahassee, FL
Florida State University is located in the capital city of Florida, Tallahassee. Tallahassee boasts a metropolitan area population of nearly 400,000 residents, making it the largest city in the Florida Big Bend and Florida Panhandle region, and the main center for trade and agriculture in the Florida Big Bend and Southwest Georgia regions. Known for its beautiful canopy roads, excellent K-12 schools, abundant sunshine, and mild winters, Tallahassee is the site of the Florida State Capitol, Supreme Court of Florida, Florida Governor's Mansion, and nearly 30 state agency headquarters. In 2015, Tallahassee was awarded the All-American City Award by the National Civic League for the second time.

post harvest physiology
Tallahassee, FL (USA)