Postdoctoral Fellow in Vascular Cell Signaling

Shreveport, Louisiana
Salary will be commensurate with NIH guidelines.
November 02 2016
Position Type
Full Time

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is immediately available in the Orr laboratory studying the signaling mechanisms underlying endothelial cell activation and atherosclerotic plaque formation.  The Orr lab, located in the Department of Pathology and Translational Pathobiology at the LSU Health Science Center in Shreveport, has a long-standing interest in the regulation of endothelial cell function by the arterial microenvironment, including local hemodynamics and matrix composition.  The Post-doctoral Fellow will join an NIH funded project examining how integrin-specific signaling tunes the endothelial phenotype to local microenvironmental cues.  In association with the LSU Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences (CCDS), the fellow will be exposed to extensive training and networking opportunities in vascular biology, career development workshops through the local Post-Doctoral Association, and opportunities for intramural fellowships through the CCDS. 

Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. within the last 0-2 years in cell biology, biochemistry, pathology, or related disciplines with first author publications is required.  Candidates with a background in vascular biology or cell signaling are particularly encouraged to apply.  English competency is required.  Please send a C.V. and names of three references to: A. Wayne Orr, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, LSUHSC-Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71130.  Email: aorr@lsuhsc.eduLSUHSC-S is an EEO/AA employer.