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Post-Doctoral Fellow

Employer
Tulane University School of Medicine
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Aug 12, 2024

The Department of Pharmacology at Tulane University School of Medicine seeks applicants for a postdoctoral position to be a part of a great lab focusing on brain vasculature and mitochondria. Our research focuses on aging and Alzheimer's disease, so we require applicants with proven research experience in cerebrovascular sciences. The applicant will work independently and as part of a team with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students at different levels.

We are looking for an applicant with proven expertise in rodent surgical techniques, including surgeries, handling, and monitoring of rodents, as well as two-photon imaging. The applicant should be familiar with various approaches, including fluorescent microscopy, working with isolated vessels, immunofluorescence, western blot, and PCR. These should be demonstrated through the applicant's peer-reviewed publications. The Post-Doctoral Fellow should be able to supervise and train students in lab techniques and experiments, assist with teaching Medical Pharmacology Problem Based Learning, and help with lab maintenance and ordering of supplies.  Further, the applicant should be able to collect and analyze data, compose manuscripts for publication, and prepare presentations. 

The requirements for this position include having either a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, a strong background in cardiovascular biology; research experience in vascular and mitochondrial biology; and experience in rodent surgeries.

 Applicants are expected to submit a full application that includes: a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; and a summary of research/scholarly accomplishments, interests, and plans for the future. Also required is the contact information for 3-5 professional references including e-mail addresses.  The application process is electronic and can be accessed via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/106990.  Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Employment Equity StatementTulane University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, Tulane University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting diverse faculty and staff.  The university encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, under-represented minorities, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), LGBTQ, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans.

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