Post-doctoral Fellow in Cardiovascular system in hypertension and diabetes

Employer
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Location
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia (US)
Salary
Negotiable + Fringe benefits
Posted
October 12 2020
Ref
Hypertension and diabetes - Cardiovascular
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

A postdoctoral position is available (open until filled) for an enthusiastic self-motivated candidate freshly graduated to work in the area of cardiovascular physio-pathology in hypertension and diabetes.

The project is to study the mechanisms responsible for cardiovascular complications in type 2 diabetes and hypertension. These research programs will primarily involve in vivo animal models (mouse surgery: 1C2K, coronary artery ligation, femoral artery ligation), in vitro (cell culture) studies, and require the use of molecular biology transfection, immunology, protein mutation, microRNAs, and real-time PCR; and biochemistry such Western blot analysis, Elisa assay, and immunostaining.

The postdoctoral fellow will attend the weekly lab meeting. He/she should demonstrate self-motivation at the workplace by performing experiments, reading the literature, and writing manuscripts.

Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D. degree fresh out of graduate school is required
  2. Experience in molecular biology, cell biology, mitochondria, and immunology or related fields are required
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational and recordkeeping skills with high attention to detail, the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other members of the lab, personal and professional integrity, and flexibility in work schedules are valued.
  4. Must be highly independent, organized, and hard-working.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter outlining interests and accomplishments, CV, and three letters from referees to Dr. Khalid Matrougui (matrouk@evms.edu). Please mention in your cover letter the reasons you are interested in joining our group. Qualified individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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