POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

Location
Tyler, Texas (US)
Salary
See Job Description
Posted
October 08 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

One post-doctoral fellowship is available in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Texas health Science Center at Tyler (UTHCT). Our institution is rapidly growing, and substantive resources have been allocated to build its basic and translational research portfolio. The Department has recently set up a state of-the-art imaging system including Leica SP8 Laser Confocal Microscope, OMX Super-Resolution Microscope, and Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscope combined with Yokogawa Spinning Disc Confocal Unit and Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscope for single molecule tracking capability with FIONA analysis.

The research of the applicant should be in the areas of cardiovascular, lung, and metabolic medicines. Candidates with hands-on experience in cardiovascular diseases (aneurysm, atherosclerosis, hypertension, and vascular development), lung (IPF, and pleural fibrosis, and so on) and/or metabolic diseases (obesity, type 2 diabetes and its complications including hepatic steatosis and gastrointestinal metabolic homeostasis) are welcome to apply. The postdoc will lead and substantiate such translational research efforts to gain new mechanistic insight in such diseases using different genetic engineered animal models.

Projects will be collaborative and multi-disciplinary. The position is available immediately. Applicants should submit their CV, cover letter, and names, including phone numbers, of three (3) references to Dr. Xia Guo, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, 11937 US Highway 271, Tyler, TX 75708, E-mail: xia.guo@uthct.edu.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the University will, in accordance with State and Federal law and regulations, provide equal opportunity in all employment related activities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual preference, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam Era.  The University requires pre-employment drug screening and 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.