University of Colorado – School of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
The Division of Cardiology has an immediate opening for a full-time Post-Doctoral research fellow to investigate the basic mechanisms of skeletal muscle excitability in the group of Roger Bannister (Dept. of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver-AMC). Currently, the group utilizes heterologous systems and rodent models to study how altered CaV channel function contributes to muscle atrophy and the loss of motor units in aging and neuromuscular disease (e.g., amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy). We are presently implementing the zebrafish model system to compliment and extend our work with rodent models.
This is an NIH-funded position to begin immediately. Applicants should send a complete CV and three letters of recommendation to Roger Bannister by e-mail [email protected]
- Ph.D in the Biological Sciences
- Ability to speak, read, and write fluently in the English language
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
- Experience with patch-clamp recording techniques
- Broad knowledge of ion channel biophysics
- Composition of publications in physiology journals
- Patch-clamp techniques
- Ca2+ imaging and/or the zebrafish system is highly desired
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.
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Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Posting Date: Jun 11, 2018
Unposting Date: Ongoing