Post-Doctoral Research Associate Positions in cardiovascular and pulmonary sciences

Location
Tyler, Texas (US)
Salary
Salary will commensurate with experience and skills
Posted
April 27 2018
Ref
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Post-Doctoral Research Associate Positions in cardiovascular and pulmonary sciences

Applications are invited for post-doctoral research associate positions in the laboratory of Dr. Kumuda C Das, in the department of Translational & Vascular Biology at University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Tyler, and Texas. The area of investigation includes lung biochemistry, molecular biology and mitochondrial biology in lung injury and repair. Novel transgenic mouse models are used to discover the effect of hyperoxia in mitochondrial signaling, bioenergetics and biochemistry in pulmonary studies. We are also inviting applications in cardiovascular sciences, particularly with expertise in vascular biology, hypertension and cardiac ischemia reperfusion injury. The ideal candidate will have experience in small animal surgery, such as isolation of coronary artery and mesenteric arteries in mouse models; and should have experience in vascular reactivity (wire and pressure myography) studies and myocyte isolation from adult heart.  For positions in both areas proven record of experience in molecular biology skills such as real time PCR analysis, cloning, reporter assays, confocal microscopy and cellular transfection studies are desirable. The ideal candidate will have an outstanding publication record and demonstrated skills in biochemistry and molecular biology. The post-doctoral associate is expected to work without supervision, analyze data, maintain accurate experimental record and write manuscripts for publication. The ability to independently work in a research project is a plus. Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives based on project knowledge is a plus.  Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with other research personnel in the lab and working in a team environment is expected. Salary will commensurate with experience and skill of the candidate. Full benefit including health care and retirement will be provided as per guidelines of University of Texas System. Tyler is the home of University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Tyler and University of Texas at Tyler. Tyler is a beautiful city with a moderate climate and is located about 90 miles east of Dallas and 90 miles west of Shreveport, LA. The position will remain open until filled. The applicant should submit most recent CV, 1-3 representative publications, and names of three references who have been associated with the candidate’s work to: kumuda.das2@uthct.edu.

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UT Health Northeast requires pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check on all hires. Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification may render this position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215, Texas Education Code.

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