Postdoctoral Associate

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salary commensurate with experience.
May 20 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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University of Pittsburgh Faculty Position: Post Doctorate Associate, Pediatrics ID: 21002906

We are searching for Post-Doc applicants with excellent academic performance (graduating with honors and other institutional awards/recognition) and first-author publications. This recruitment is for researchers who want to do basic and translational research on heart regeneration with the long-term goal to help infants and children with heart disease. The recruitment is for Post-Docs in the Kuhn lab, located within the Pediatric Institute for Heart Regeneration and Therapeutics (I-HRT) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine We promote high research standards, foster teamwork, and provide supportive mentorship. Available projects involve transcriptional profiling of single cardiomyocytes from animals and humans; myocardial regeneration studies in neonatal and adult mice; microscopy of cardiomyocytes in culture and in the intact heart; directing terminal differentiation of ES- and iPS-cell derived cardiomyocytes. Our projects are multi-disciplinary, involve collaborations with experts from diverse fields, and are NIH-funded. We encourage and support our post-docs to secure fellowship grants. Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree and must have sufficient research training having at least 3 years’ experience in a related field of research.  Applicants from related fields, e.g., cell cycle regulation, molecular signal transduction, developmental biology, computational biology, and bioengineering, are welcome. The appointment will be in the Department of Pediatrics at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

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If you are interested, please apply for the : position currently available.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

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