Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Affirmative Action No.:: 19P179
Department:: NeuroSci Cell Bio Physiology-SOM
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: $47,476
Postdoctoral scholar who will develop, design, and perform experiments to investigate the role of glycans in the control and modulation of cardiac and neuronal functions in health and disease. The incumbent, in collaboration with the PI, will also interpret and analyze results and assist in the preparation and publication of journal articles and grants.
1)Ph.D. in a related field required by start date. 2)Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following: echocardiography, cardiac or neuronal electrophysiology (ranging from ECG/EEG measurements to whole cell recordings), optical mapping techniques, contractility, Ca2+ signaling, cardiomyocyte or nerve biochemistry including membrane protein purification, glycobiology, cardiomyocyte and/or neuronal cell signaling mechanisms.
1)Quality publication(s) of previous research efforts (e.g., dissertation research, previous postdoctoral experiences, etc.) 2)Demonstrated expertise (by first author peer-reviewed scientific journal articles) in one of the following: a)whole-cell voltage and current clamp recordings of primarily isolated mammalian cardiomyocytes and/or neurons preferably from murine sources b)Optical mapping of mammalian hearts or neurons preferably from murine sources c)Membrane protein purification from endogenous sources (e.g., hearts and/or brains) d)HPLC/mass spectrometric analysis of protein glycans e)Development of heart failure models
Essential Functions and percent of time::
80% – Develop, design, perform, and analyze experiments to investigate the role of glycans in the control and modulation of cardiac and neuronal functions in health and disease. 20% – Develop new models/methods; manuscript preparation; assist in grant writing
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Laboratory setting. Position is for one-year with continuation contingent on funding. Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply.
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