University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)

Two postdoctoral positions in sepsis and pulmonary injury research at the University of Maryland Anesthesiology Translational Research Program

University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)

Baltimore, MD, United States

Two postdoctoral positions in sepsis and pulmonary injury research at the University of Maryland Anesthesiology Translational Research Program

We are seeking two highly trained and motivated postdoctoral fellows to join the Translational Research Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The team has two NIH R01-funded positions to study the role of microRNA-mediated signaling in sepsis and sepsis-induced lung injury. Detailed information about the team’s research can be found at

https://www.medschool.umaryland.edu/Anesthesiology/Research/Wei-Chao-MD-PhD/Team/

This project covers multi-disciplines including immunology, physiology, and molecular biology. Candidates with experience in lung injury and sepsis research is preferred. Candidates are expected to be independent with the ability to work in a dynamic team environment. They should have good organizational skills and strong oral and written communications skills. The position offers salary consistent with the NIH F-32 guideline.

Major responsibilities include, but will not be limited to:

• Carrying research projects through experimental design, conducting experiments, developing, adapting, and implemental novel research techniques, and analyzing data
• Maintaining detailed documentation of experimental work
• Presenting data within and outside of the laboratory group at meetings and symposia
• Maintaining close communications with PI regarding progress
• Writing, editing, and submitting manuscripts/abstracts detailing the results of the project
• Help maintain equipment, assist other lab members, and help to maintain a positive, friendly, and welcoming atmosphere.

Please email your application and following information in a single pdf file to: Danielle Hill at dhill3@som.umaryland.edu

1. CV
2. Cover letter including 1) Brief description of past research experience and accomplishments, and how this background fits the project; 2) Research interests; 3) Career goals; 4) Expected availability date
3. Contact information of at least three references

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Two postdoctoral positions in sepsis and pulmonary injury research at the University of Maryland Anesthesiology Translational Research Program