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Postdoctoral Scholar, Neural Mechanisms of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Physiology

University of Nevada, Reno - Basic Sciences
Reno, Nevada
NIH Postdoctoral salary scale + benefit
Closing date
Aug 30, 2023


Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Neural Mechanisms of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Physiology


A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available at University of Nevada (UNR) School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Reno, Nevada. The position is available to investigate the neural mechanisms of glucose regulation, hypertension, and metabolic diseases.

The position offers a highly competitive NIH Postdoctoral level salary, benefits, an outstanding research environment here at Center for Molecular & Cellular Signal Transduction in the Cardiovascular system, UNR.  The candidate must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in molecular biology, physiology or related fields, and have first author publications in peer reviewed journals. Qualified applicants will be motivated individuals with a strong background in vivo rodent experiments or patch clamp electrophysiology, molecular biology, and able to work independently. Preferred candidates would have expertise either in brain nanoinjection using stereotaxic apparatus or glucose phenotyping. Prospective candidates will be trained in areas including conscious animal blood pressure recording using telemetry system, brain-targeted microinjection for gene or drugs delivery, confocal and super resolution microscopy imaging, molecular and cellular basis study of signaling pathways.

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We will accept applications until qualified applicants are selected. City of Reno is located in the Northern Nevada, about 36 miles from Lake Tahoe with plenty of hiking trails and ski resorts along Sierra Nevada. If you have a passion for cardiovascular science and like outdoor activities, this is the perfect place for you.

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