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Post Doctoral Research Fellow/Research Scientist

Employer
Lexington VA Health Care System
Location
Lexington, Kentucky (US)
Salary
$72,000-$86,000 (depending on experience) + benefits
Closing date
May 4, 2024

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Physiology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Postdoc, Research Scientist
Organization Type
Govt.

The laboratory of Dr. Pedro L Vera at the Lexington VA Health Care System is looing to hire a post-doctoral research fellow or Research Scientist. This position will be part of a multi-year funded project to examine spinal mechanisms of persistent bladder pain. The work will use behavior methods to assess bladder pain in rodents and the effect of pharmacological interventions.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Resident Alien (green card holder)
  • PhD and/or MD in a related field and at least one first-author publication in a peer reviewed journal
  • Experience with small animal surgery is required
  • Experience with in vivo bladder physiology in mice is preferred
  • Experience with measuring pain behaviors in mouse models is preferred
  • Experience with general lab procedures such as histology, immunohistochemistry, western blotting, RT-PCR is required

Job Type: Full-time (in person)

Please submit current CV, cover letter and contact information

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