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University of California, Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF04896
Recruitment Period
Open date: August 16th, 2019
Last review date: Monday, Aug 26, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, in tandem with the Division of Molecular Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Position. The laboratory is located within CHS under the direction of Dr. Soban Umar, MD, PhD addressing topics related to molecular mechanism of pulmonary hypertension and right heart dysfunction with a focus on novel therapeutics.


1). Appointee must possess a recent doctorate degree, in the field of molecular cardiology, and pulmonary vascular biology.

2). Appointee is expected to have demonstrated accomplishment and excellence in molecular biology, biochemistry and pathophysiology related to pulmonary vascular biology, heart dysfunction and animal models of heart and lung disease.

3). Appointee should have demonstrated track record in independent study with a strong trajectory towards independent extramural funding.

4). Appointee is expected to have demonstrated leadership ability to direct a team of students, research staff and research fellows, interacting with collaborators, prepare research proposals and publications independently.

5). Appointee should have achieved significant recognition from the peers in the field as an emerging authority in the topic of his/her study.

6). Appointee will be working independently on his/her project and will be expected to analyze and publish data in a timely manner. Appointee must have excellent scientific communication, presentation and writing skills, as well as very good critical and analytical problem-solving skills and strong work ethics.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,





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Posted: 8/19/2019
Application Due: 8/19/2031
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