This is a directed research position to carry out research projects of mutual interest to the candidate and the sponsoring faculty. A successful candidate will contribute to authorship on manuscripts, apply for fellowships from relevant agencies (NIH, American Heart Association), and work with and train junior members of the lab.
70% - Experimental work in a laboratory setting, including, but not limited to: Breeding and maintaining Cre-responsive mouse lines; Small animal surgery; Small animal ultrasound imaging; Culture of primary cardiac myocytes/tissue culture; Confocal microscopy; Histology,; immunohistochemistry and immunocytochemistry; Flow cytometry/mass cytometry; Signaling Assays
15% - Writing manuscripts and fellowship applications
15% - Mentorship and supervision of junior lab members
Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in a biological science.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience or background in cardiovascular, immunological, or metabolic research preferred, but not required
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