Postdoctoral Research Associate-Cheng Laboratory

Jul 24, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Postdoctoral Research Associate-Cheng Laboratory

Employee Type: Faculty

Position Number: 79003

Work Location: Spokane

Summary of Duties:
A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Zhaokang Cheng at Washington State University Spokane.The major focus of our research program is on novel mechanisms of cell death (apoptosis, necrosis, and autophagy-associated cell death) in heart diseases such as myocardial infarction and anthracycline cardiomyopathy. The successful candidate will work closely with the principal investigator, as well as other fellows and students in a highly collaborative environment. Job duties include designing and carrying out experiments, analyzing and interpreting data, writing manuscripts for publication, and training graduate and undergraduate students. More information on our current research interests can be found here:

Required Qualifications:
Applicants must have a recent PhD, MD or equivalent degree, and proven skills and training in cardiovascular biology and pathophysiology.

Candidates are expected to be self-motivated, work independently, and have strong oral/written communication skills.

Posting Open Date: 07/19/2017

Posting Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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