Post-Doctoral Fellow

Kansas City, Kansas
Competitive salary and benefits
October 16 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Position Summary:         

Post doctoral position to work on a project looking at the mechanism(s) involved in vascular dysfunction associated with cardio-pulmonary complications.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D in Molecular/ Cellular Biology, Biochemistry or Anatomy, Cell biology. Competence in areas of critical thinking, cell-culture/ technical skills and written/communication skills in English, with prior publication record and ability to work independently as well as part of interactive team is required.

Preferred Qualifications:            

A Ph.D in Biochemistry with a strong background in signal transduction, molecular and cell biology. Candidate with prior research experience on studying non-coding RNAs and cardio/pulmonary organ system will be preferred. Self-motivated, hardworking candidate with dedication to do basic research.

Job Duties:

  • Long non-coding, micro and small interfering RNA and Real-Time PCR analysis.
  • Immunoprecipitation, RNA-IP, CHIP, electrophoresis and Western blot analysis.
  • Stable and transient transfections; histological and biochemical analysis.
  • Active participation in the successful planning, execution, presentation of experiments and preparation of scientific publications.
  • Hemodynamic analysis and other in-vivo experiments on rats
  • Growth and maintenance of primary cell-cultures and cell lines
  • Order and maintain lab supplies and other duties as assigned.
  • Additional duties as may be assigned.

Application Instructions:

To learn more and apply online, please visit or go to and search for position number J0030519.

*Applications must be submitted directly through the KU Medical Center website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will NOT be reviewed or considered.

About KU Medical Center:

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