Post Doctoral Fellow

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Post Doctoral Fellow

Location:
New Orleans
Open Date:
Jul 15, 2019
Close Date:
Aug 19, 2019
Description:

A postdoctoral position is available in the Tulane University Department of Pharmacology to conduct research on fetal programming of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The principle investigator laboratory utilizes intrauterine growth restricted (IUGR) mouse model to study the mechanisms involved in adverse fetal environment programs the high blood pressure and metabolic disorder in the offspring. Position involves working with rodents and experience in mouse colony breeding is highly desirable. The Post Doc should be familiar with a variety of approaches including minipump and telemetry probe implantation, animal tissue dissection/collection, administering anesthesia and analgesics, blood collection, small animal surgery, western blotting and RT-PCR.


Qualifications:

PhD., MD. or equivalent degree with a strong background in cardiovascular biology.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:

  1. Prior experience in in vivo blood pressure measurement and small animal surgery.
  2. Solid analytical skills and attention to detail;
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  4. Proficiency with common laboratory equipment and techniques required
  5. Knowledge of various software programs
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills;
  7. Ability to multi-task, and prioritize work assignments;
  8. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all work performed.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Reference

 

 

 

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Posted: 7/17/2019
Application Due: 8/27/2019
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