Posting Number: 000086
Position Type: Scientific
Department: Cardiovascular Biology – Ahamed
Job Summary/Basic Function:
A postdoctoral research position is available in Dr. Jasim Ahamed's laboratory to study the role of TGF-?1 in cardiac fibrosis and valvular diseases (Meyer et al. Blood 2012, 119:1064; Wang et al. 2014, 34:1924). We are seeking individuals with experience in microsurgical procedures and ultrasound imaging techniques for comprehensive evaluation of cardiac function in models of cardiovascular disease.
Ph.D. in a biological science, chemistry, physics or other relevant area, M.D., or equivalent
Minimum Degree Required:
Regularly required to stand, use manual dexterity, talk or hear; Frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Potential exposure to fumes, airborne particles, or rodent dander. May work with toxic, caustic chemicals, radioactive materials, liquid nitrogen, human tissue or blood. Potential risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to cold 4C, and/or extreme cold -80C from freezers. Noise level is usually moderate.
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