Postdoctoral Scholar (OPS) Location:
Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary:
Temporary Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
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The College of Health and Human Sciences seeks an individual to serve in a postdoctoral capacity. This post-doctoral fellow will conduct research under Dr. Robert Hickner in collaboration with Dr. Michael Ormsbee in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology and the Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine at Florida State University.
The primary areas of study by the postdoctoral scholar will be the execution of NIH-funded studies investigating the effects of endurance and resistance training on regional lipolysis, whole-body lipolysis, and fat oxidation in postmenopausal women. Additional studies will involve nutritional interventions with measures of limb and local blood flow related primarily, but not limited, to oxidative stress and inflammation in obesity and aging. Primary in-vivo techniques used will be microdialysis, muscle and adipose tissue biopsy, hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamp and stable isotope methodologies. Prior stable isotope experience is preferred but not required.
Responsibilities include performing all aspects of research, including experimental design, participant recruitment, study execution, biochemical analyses, data handling, statistical analyses, preparation of manuscripts, presentation at professional conferences, and grant writing.
Additional duties include supervision of graduate and undergraduate students related to ongoing research.
Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, Bioenergetics, Physiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Nutrition, or related field. Evidence of advanced research skills and experience. Familiarity/experience with clinical and applied human physiology testing as well as cellular and molecular laboratory techniques.
Dr. Robert Hickner ([email protected]), Principal Investigator
Dr. Michael Ormsbee ([email protected])
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Applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vitae and names and contact information of three references when applying for the position. A copy/unofficial of transcript for the highest degree is also requested.
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