Memphis, Tennessee (US)
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September 25 2020
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POSTDOCTORAL POSITION - Vascular smooth muscle and endothelial cell ion channels


Postdoctoral position immediately available to study physiological functions and pathological alterations in arterial smooth muscle and endothelial cell ion channels.  Projects include studying regulation of trafficking, signaling and functions of ion channels, similar to studies we have recently published (Bulley et al. eLife 2018, Hasan et al. PNAS, 2019, MacKay et al. eLife 2020).  Techniques in the laboratory include RT-PCR, Western blotting, biotinylation, immunofluorescence, FRET, patch-clamp electrophysiology, calcium imaging, pressurized artery myography, blood pressure telemetry and conditional knockout mouse models.  Experience with molecular biology, ion channel biochemistry, patch clamp electrophysiology, and cardiovascular physiology preferred.  Required qualifications include a PhD or MD in Physiology or a related field.  Send curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three references to Dr. Jonathan H. Jaggar, Maury Bronstein Endowed Professor of Physiology, Department of Physiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 894 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA.


The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.


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