Two postdoctoral positions in the area of cardiovascular biology and regeneration are immediately available in the lab of professor Bin Zhou at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, USA. The primary research focus of the Zhou lab is the developmental basis of human cardiovascular disease and regenerative medicine. The specific areas of interest include the specification and differentiation of cardiovascular cells, the genetic and epigenetic regulation of mammalian heart development, and the molecular signaling in heart regeneration (Circulation Research, PMID: 21597012; Cell, PMID: 23178125; European Heart Journal, PMID: 26491108; Nucleic Acid Research, PMID: 27956497; Nature Communications, PMID: 28924218; 29215012).
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter describing previous research experience and career goals, curriculum vitae, along with names of three references to:
Dr. Bin Zhou, MD, PhD
Professor of Genetics, Pediatrics (Pediatric Genetics), and Medicine (Cardiology)
Department of Genetics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY 10461
The Zhou lab is in the Department of Genetics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City (https://einsteinmed.org/faculty/11217/bin-zhou/). Einstein is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers, 3rd within the education category in New York State and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.
Recent PhD graduates (or equivalents) with trainings in developmental biology and cardiovascular research using mouse models and human pluripotent stem cells are welcome to apply. Applicants with additional qualifications in CRISPR/Cas9 technology or bioinformatics will be given preference. The qualified candidates are expected to be self-motivated and team-oriented. Albert Einstein College of Medicine provides postdoctoral trainees with excellent work environment and affordable housing for individuals and families. The positions are available for five years and supported by the NIH funding, with salaries/benefits according to the NIH and institutional guidelines.