Postdoctoral Position

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
January 25 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

A postdoctoral position will be available on an NIH/NHLBI Training Grant (T32) in the laboratory of  Dr. Robert Levy as of December 2020. The focus of the program is research training in the field of heart valve disease with a special emphasis on serotonin receptor mechanisms and platelet interactions.  PhD; MD; MD-PhD Candidates with both interest and experience in basic cardiovascular research should apply. Applicants with specific expertise in such fields as cell and molecular biology, biomaterials, bioengineering, immunology, pharmaceutics, and pharmacology are strongly encouraged to apply. Competitive salary & full benefits.

  In accordance with the guidelines set forth by the Kirschstein-NRSA training program; eligible candidates must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.

The specific responsibilities include:

  1. Participating in a mentored scholarly research training program.
  2. Participating in project planning, recording and evaluation of data
  3. Acquiring skills needed for independence including technical expertise, lab management and grant writing training.
  4. Participation in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentations at national meetings
  5. Supervise junior lab members
  6. Assist with other research projects

Send a  cover letter, CV, names and email addresses of 3 references to:

 Dr. Robert Levy

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Abramson Research Center Suite 702

3615 Civic Center Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Job Responsibilities

Conduct independent scholarly research and develop new methods and protocols

Participate in project planning, recording and evaluation of data

Acquire technical, lab/program management and grant writing skills

  • Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentation at national meetings
  • Supervise junior lab/program members
  • Assist with other research projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, MD, MD/PhD, etc.) or comparable terminal degree.

Required Experience: Demonstrated scientific and/or medical skills that support advanced research training in a laboratory-based, translational, or clinical research environment.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Additional Technical Requirements

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