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Postdoctoral Fellow

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Postdoctoral Fellow

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Aug 29, 2022

A post-doctoral position is available at the Brain Institute of Tulane University to work on the newly funded NIH Project Program Grant (P01) “Estrogens, Cardiometabolic Health, and Female Cognitive Aging”. This position will support the Cardiometabolic Core at the Tulane School of Medicine. The broad goal of the research is to determine the impact of cardiometabolic status on the ability of exogenously administered estrogens to benefit the brain and cognition in an aging female rodent model. The research is at the intersection of neuroscience, cardiovascular and metabolic function, and women’s health. The Post Doc also will interact with other Post Docs and laboratory personnel including technicians and students in the performance of the duties.  The Post-Doctoral Fellow should be able to collect and analyze data, compose manuscripts for publication, write and submit grants, supervise and train students in lab techniques and experiments, assist with teaching Medical Pharmacology Problem Based Learning, and help with lab maintenance and ordering of supplies.  The Post Doc should be familiar with a variety of approaches including videomicroscopic dimensional analysis of pressurized arterioles, confocal microscopy imaging calcium, reactive oxygen species and membrane potential, immunofluorescence, western blotting and RT-PCR. Applicants should have a background in cardiovascular sciences and preference will be given to individuals with experience handling isolated arteries, confocal microscopy, and/or in vivo myocardial ischemia-reperfusion technique.


1.  Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent degree with a strong background in cardiovascular biology.

2.  Or the attainment of a terminal degree within 6 months of hire, with a strong background in cardiovascular biology.


Application Instructions:

To submit an application, please apply online through the Tulane University employment portal.  Use the following link:      , or copy/paste into your browser; then click "Apply for this Job" to fill out an application and submit your documents.  Please do not send documents via email. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

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