Essential Functions: This is a postdoctoral/research associate position in the laboratory of Dr. James Granneman. The research addresses cellular plasticity of adipose tissues using single cell functional genomics, and transgenic and histochemical analyses. Related projects investigate the molecular controls of lipid metabolism using molecular imaging, proteomics and lipidomic approaches.Job duties include:To participate in the design and execution of experimentsTo interpret biological data and communicate results in the form of papers and presentations.To participate in scientific activities of CIMER, including data and journal clubs.To supervise assigned technicians and mentor students.To seek and apply for external funding.
Qualifications: PhD in Physiology, Cell Biology, Pathology, or related area.Interest in metabolic disease research.Experience in cell, molecular biological and biochemical techniques.Ability to work in a team science environment.Strong communication skills.High motivation and the ability to work independently.
Internal Number: 76_206914
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