Postdoctoral Fellow in Lung and Vascular Biology, Regenerative and Metabolic Research

Employer
Northwestern University/Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Position salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
March 12 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Multiple scientist positions from Postdoctoral Fellow to Research Assistant Professor are open in the Program for Lung and Vascular Biology at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. The program conducts leading interdisciplinary research in the field of lung and vascular biology focusing on the mechanisms of endothelial barrier dysfunction, endothelial regeneration and vascular repair, and resolution of inflammation in sepsis and acute lung injury (JCI 2006, JEM 2010, Circulation 2016), and the pathogenesis of obliterative pulmonary vascular remodeling and right heart failure in pulmonary hypertension (JCI 2009, Circulation 2016). We also study how the pulmonary vascular niche regulates pulmonary fibrosis and lung regeneration.

Candidates must have (or expect to receive) a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degree, prior publications, and be self-motivated. Experience in lung biology, cardiovascular biology, epigenetics, mitochondria biology, lncRNA, RNA modification, or bioinformatics is plus. Competitive salary, exceptional research environment, and outstanding mentorship for independent career development are available at Northwestern University. Position title and salary will commensurate with experience. Please send a CV to Dr. Youyang Zhao, W.G. Swartchild, Jr. Distinguished Research Professor and Director, Program for Lung and Vascular Biology, and Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology, and Medicine (youyang.zhao@northwestern.edu).

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