Postdoctoral Fellow - Physiology and Pharmacology 14910
The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology in the West Virginia University School of Medicine is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow. This position is responsible for a translational project to elucidate the role of environmental exposures and innate immune signaling in lung injury and repair. Current research is focused on the understanding of molecular and cellular basis of pulmonary disease susceptibility after inhalation exposures to environmental stressors (xenobiotic particles and gases).
PhD in toxicology, cell and molecular biology, immunology, developmental biology, regenerative medicine, or a relevant biomedical field is required.
One to two years of hands on experience in animal models of pulmonary diseases and/or cell culture techniques is required. This experience is typically acquired through the course of doctoral training.
For further information about the scientific details and duties or responsibilities please visit the lab website at: https://hussainlab.org/
Salary will be based upon experience and NIH salary levels.
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Job Posting: Jun 8, 2020
Posting Classification: FE/AP
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 205384
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