Basic Life Research Scientist

May 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Basic Life Research Scientist

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There is an open position at Stanford University for a cardiovascular physiologist and small animal surgeon in the lab of Michael S. Kapiloff, MD, PhD, FAHA, a newly recruited faculty member in the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute. The Kapiloff laboratory is heavily invested in small rodent, in vivo cardiac physiology research, both with regards to the study of basic cardiac signal transduction mechanisms and the development of novel heart failure therapeutics. We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated cardiac physiologist who will perform transverse aortic constriction and coronary artery ligation survival surgeries, echocardiography, and left ventricular catheterization in mice and rats. Some of these skills may be acquired through on the job training, but there must be prior experience in in vivo cardiac physiology and surgery that can be demonstrated via references and/or publications. Both prospective career staff scientists and senior postdoctoral fellows interested in advanced training in physiology are welcome to apply.
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  • Doctoral degree Required.
  • Please send: current resume, publications list, brief statement of research interests, 3 letters of recommendation
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation will be requested during the interview process

Job: Research

Location: School of Medicine
Schedule: Full-time
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