The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)

Postdoctoral Fellow/Physiology

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)

Memphis, TN, United States

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION – Ion channels in endothelial cells

Postdoctoral Fellow position immediately available to study physiological functions and pathological alterations in endothelial cell ion channels.  Projects include studying regulation of trafficking, signaling mechanisms and modulation of arterial contractility, similar to studies we have recently published (Bulley et al. eLife 2018, Hasan et al. PNAS 2019, MacKay et al. eLife 2020).  Techniques in the laboratory include RT-PCR, Western blotting, biotinylation, immunofluorescence, FRET, super-resolution microscopy, patch-clamp electrophysiology, calcium imaging, arterial myography, blood pressure telemetry and the extensive use of conditional knockout mouse models.  Experience with molecular biology, biochemistry, patch-clamp electrophysiology and cardiovascular physiology preferred. 

Qualifications:

Required qualifications include a PhD or MD in Physiology or a related field.  Send curriculum vitae and name and address of three references to:

Dr. Jonathan H. Jaggar
Bronstein Endowed Professor Physiology,
jjaggar@uthsc.edu.
https://www.uthsc.edu/physiology/about/jaggar.php.
https://www.jaggarlab.com/Physiology/about/jaggar.php.
https://www.jaggarlab.com/

Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoral 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.