The impact of Diabetes on the Cardiovascular system

Employer
EVMS
Location
Norfolk, Virginia (US)
Salary
Negociable
Posted
August 20 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

A postdoctoral position is available immediately (open until filled) in Dr. Khalid Matrougui’s laboratory (matrouk@evms.edu) (for an enthusiastic self-motivated candidate freshly graduated to work in the area of cardiovascular physio-pathology in diabetes.

The project is to study the mechanisms responsible for cardiovascular complications in type 2 diabetes. The research program will primarily involve in vivo animal models (mice fed high fat diet and/or genetic type 2 diabetic mice), in vitro (cell culture) studies, and require the use of molecular biology transfection, immunology (flow cytometry), 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 (flow cytometry) or related fields are required

        3.    Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational and recordkeeping skills with high attention to details, 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 emails of three referees to www.evms.edu/careers. Please mention in your cover letter the reasons you are interested in joining our group. For additional information email Dr. Khalid Matrougui (matrouk@evms.edu). 

        EVMS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer of minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is a drug and tobacco free workplace.

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