Postdoctoral Fellow

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Postdoctoral Fellow

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Aug 31, 2023

We are seeking a post-doctoral fellow to join our lab with a focus on brain vasculature and mitochondria. We study aging and Alzheimer’s disease; therefore, the applicant is expected to have a background in cerebrovascular sciences. The position involves independently performing experiments (data collection and analysis) and working as part of a team comprised of faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate, and undergraduate students. Proven expertise in rodent surgical techniques (including performing surgeries, handling, and monitoring rodents) and two-photon imaging are critical. The applicant should be familiar with a variety of approaches including fluorescent microscopy, working with isolated vessels, immunofluorescence, western blot, and PCR demonstrated by the applicant’s peer-reviewed publications. The applicant should be able to collect and analyze data, compose manuscripts for publication, as well as for presentations.


1. PhD or MD or equivalent degree with a strong background in cardiovascular biology.

2. Research experience in vascular and mitochondrial biology.

3. Experience in rodent surgeries.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for 3 professional references including e-mail addresses.

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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