University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM)

Postdoctoral Associate

University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

School / Department: Pittsburgh Heart, Lung and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Classification: Postdoctoral Associate.

Start Date: Immediately or negotiable.

Salary: As per the National Institute of Health guidelines.

Description: POSTDOCTORAL POSITION available at an NIH-funded lab to study the role of innate immune signaling in neutrophils and platelets, and how neutrophil-platelet crosstalk contributes to pathophysiology of vaso-occlusion and lung injury in Sickle Cell Disease. The prospective candidate will have the opportunity to use state-of-the-art techniques such as Multi-Photon-Excitation intravital microscopy of the lung and other organs in mice, microfluidic platform studies with human blood, and other molecular biology and biochemistry techniques. Previous experience in mice surgery or intravital microscopy, and strong background in neutrophil and platelet adhesion biology is highly preferred. Our lab is located in Vascular Medicine Institute (VMI) of the University of Pittsburgh-School of Medicine. VMI has strong commitment towards career development of young investigators in the field of vascular inflammation. Please send a brief cover letter, CV and the names and contact information of 3 references to: Prithu Sundd, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine and Principal Investigator-Heart, Lung and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute at prs51@pitt.edu.

Qualifications: Strong written and verbal skills in English are essential. PhDs from Cell Biology, Bioengineering, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Physiology, Immunology and Molecular Biology who aspire to establish themselves as independent investigators are highly encouraged to apply.

Contact Information
Faculty/PI Name: Prithu Sundd
Mailing address:
BST E1255, 200 Lothrop Street
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Email address:
prs51@pitt.edu

The University of Pittsburgh is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Postdoctoral Associate