The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)

Postdoctoral Fellow/Physiology

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)

Memphis, TN, United States

Description

The laboratory of Adebowale Adebiyi at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a postdoctoral fellow position with a start date of December 1, 2019.
The candidate will be involved in research projects that use rodent and preclinical pig models to investigate the function and regulation of G-protein-coupled receptors and ion channels in cardiovascular and kidney disease. The candidate should have hands-on experience in ex vivo and in vivo cardiovascular and renal methods and be willing to learn and develop new experimental approaches. Expertise with survival surgery techniques is required.
Useful skills include confocal microscopy, immunohistochemistry, blood vessel myography, and experience with transgenic rodent models. Successful candidates must also have excellent organizational and communication skills and will manage projects, perform experiments, analyze data, publish papers, train students, and assist with the preparation and submission of grants.

Qualifications

Ph.D., DVM, or MD degree, and a sincere passion for research are required.

Please submit a current curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Ade Adebiyi, Associate Professor of Physiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Coleman College of Medicine Building, 956 Court Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA (aadebiyi@uthsc.edu). Only candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoral research fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package (http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/benefits.php). Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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