We have an opening for a full-time post-doctoral fellow to carry out research in targeting atherosclerosis and type-2 diabetes through glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1): http://grantome.com/grant/NIH/R01-HL130516-01A1
The position is available immediately and is available for up to three years. NIH-sponsored project will be conducted at Case Western Reserve University and Cardiovascular Research Institute (http://www.case.edu/cvri/), a premier research center for translational research in vascular biology, diabetes and metabolism, and has ample access to cutting edge facilities including small animal imaging (PET-CT, high-field MRI, cryo-imaging), imaging flow-cytometry, metabolomics, mass-spectrometry, high throughput screening and others.
The project will commence in the laboratory of Dr. Andrei Maiseyeu (www.maiseyeulab.xyz) and will design novel strategies for metabolic disease (type-2 diabetes, obesity, atherosclerosis) through GLP-1 receptor activation. Dr. Maiseyeu’s laboratory is seeking motivated candidates that have interest in studying mechanisms of metabolic disease through the use of novel technologies. The work in the laboratory will encompass projects ranging from investigation of basic molecular, cellular and metabolic processes involved in the development of the disease to imaging and therapy using novel GLP-1-containing agents.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate independence, initiative, and creativity, and will have strong background in metabolism or/and immunology and cardiovascular physiology. The candidate must have received a Ph.D. degree in chemistry/ biochemistry/ cell biology, or equivalent and have experience with mouse models, primary cell culture techniques, immunohistochemistry, and standard molecular biology tools (RT-PCR, ELISA, gel electrophoresis, HPLC-FPLC). The selected candidate will be expected to have interest in applying for an external funding support. Candidates with strong experience in metabolism and metabolomics will be given preference. The successful candidate must have strong analytical, oral and written communication skills. The annual salary is negotiable based on education and qualifications, starting $48,000 + benefits. This position will also offer a variety of entrepreneurial learning including possibilities for business start-ups, patent applicants, raising funds through federal and nonfederal sources.
Prior post-doctoral research experience neither required nor desired.
Case Western Reserve University is located in the University Circle cultural district of Cleveland, Ohio, a unique triangle of academia, hospitals and medical industry. Cleveland area offers unprecedented access to transportation, education, healthcare and employment. In comparison to the other metropolitan regions, Cleveland offers the most affordable living options in numerous family-friendly neighborhoods located in close proximity to Case Western campus.
Send inquiries containing a cover letter, CV with list of publications and contact information for three references to Dr. Andrei Maiseyeu at andrei.maiseyeu[at]case.edu. Additional information can be found at www.maiseyeulab.xyz