Essential Functions: Daily animal care and maintenance including weighing and providing diet adjustments per protocol.Surgical instrumentation of laboratory animals and performance of experiments measuring cardiovascular parameters related to the understanding of the neural control of the circulation. Surgical preparations will be utilized. These procedures include, but are not limited to, implanting indwelling catheters or telemeters, electrodes for measurement of peripheral sympathetic nerve activity, microinjection into specific brain regions using a stereotaxic apparatus, and electrophysiologic recording of extracellular neuronal activity.Scanning cardiac, vascular and renal tissues in vivo using ultrasound imaging as well as data analysis of the images.Historical preparation of tissue, including immunostaining techniques and microscopic evaluation of tissue will be performed.Analysis and preparation of data for presentation, participation in regular laboratory meetings and writing of manuscripts for publication.Teach medical courses in physiology, including Gastrointestinal Physiology, Cardiovascular Physiology, & Renal Physiology; advise students.
Qualifications: Ph.D. Degree in Biochemistry and 3 months of postdoctoral university or college teaching experience in biochemistry required.Knowledge and background of cardiovascular and neurophysiology.Prior publication of work in peer reviewed journals is required.Experience and/or familiarity handling conscious and anesthetized laboratory animals, specifically rodents, including acute or recovery surgical experience.Experience with ultrasonography in rodents and the analysis of ultrasound images.Facility with equipment used in physiologic experiments including data acquisition systems, oscilloscopes, amplifiers for nerve and single unit recordings.Ability to perform histology, including tissue sectioning, immunostaining and microscopic evaluation of tissue.
Internal Number: 76_206395
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