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Postdoctoral Fellow

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Postdoctoral Fellow

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Apr 26, 2024

The Department of Pharmacology at Tulane University School of Medicine is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral position focused on brain vasculature and mitochondria. Our research focuses on aging and Alzheimer's disease, so we require applicants with a background in cerebrovascular sciences. The applicant will work independently and as part of a team with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students at different levels.

We are looking for an applicant who has proven expertise in rodent surgical techniques, including surgeries, handling, and monitoring of rodents, as well as two-photon imaging. The applicant should be familiar with various approaches, including fluorescent microscopy, working with isolated vessels, immunofluorescence, western blot, and PCR. These should be demonstrated through the applicant's peer-reviewed publications. The Post-Doctoral Fellow should be able to 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 applicant should be able to collect and analyze data, compose manuscripts for publication, and prepare presentations.   

We prefer applicants with proven research experience in cerebrovascular sciences.



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



Application Instructions:

Prospective candidates are expected to submit a complete application consisting of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a summary of their research/scholarly accomplishments, interests, and plans. Additionally, they must provide contact details for three professional references along with their e-mail addresses. The application process is electronic and can be accessed via Interfolio at Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

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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