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:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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