Postdoctoral Research Associate - Caron Lab

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Position TitlePostdoctoral Research Associate - Caron LabVacancy IDPDS002849DepartmentCell Biology and Physiology - 422001Position TypePostdoctoral ScholarSalary RangeDependent on Qualifications/ExperienceFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.0Proposed Start Date10/01/2020Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date08/28/2020Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

The Department of Cell Biology and Physiology is a broad and interdisciplinary basic science department in the School of Medicine at UNC-CH. As a top-ranked, nationally-recognized leader in basic science research, our faculty and staff are engaged in innovative and cutting edge research in the areas of neuroscience, cardiovascular biology, cellular cytoskeleton, cell motility and imaging. The Department has over 50 faculty engaged in basic science research, education and national service. Many faculty and their laboratories provide training for undergraduate and postgraduate trainees in the biomedical sciences.

The qualified postdoctoral applicant will exhibit prior training and competence in one or more of the following areas: i) in vitro and in vivo approaches to study endothelial cells or lymphatic endothelial cells, ii) use of genetic mouse model systems to characterize cardiovascular physiology and pathology and iii) assays of GPCR pharmacology and function and screening.

Educational Requirements

The qualified applicant will hold a PhD in a discipline related to cell biology, physiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, biology or other biomedical-related discipline.

Qualifications and Experience

Proficiency with in vitro cell culture approaches or animal models is preferable. Prior publication record in internationally recognized journals is required.

Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD or MD/PhD obtained within the last 3 years. Preference will be given to applicants with prior research training in the broad field of cardiovascular biology and/or G protein-coupled receptors. Previous experience with genetic mouse models and lymphatic vascular biology is also desirable.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Please submit a CV, statement of research interests and names and contact information for 3 professional references.

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Quick Link Physical and Mental RequirementsDepartment Contact Name and TitleRose Thorp, HR ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or Email919-966-9396Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Research Statement
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      Posted: 8/30/2020
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