The University of Michigan Medical School has established a comprehensive research program, the Michigan Resuscitation Innovation and Science Enterprise (M-RISE), aimed at preventing brain damage caused by Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA). M-RISE, in collaboration with the University of Michigan’s Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral researcher to join the basic science arm of M-RISE, led by Dr. Thomas Sanderson. Our laboratories are studying neuroprotective biotherapeutics in healthy and cardiac arrest animals, with a goal of translating therapy to human patients. The post-doctoral fellow will have the unique opportunity to learn and apply biotechnological techniques in established rodent and porcine models of cardiac arrest, as well as to interface with the clinical and population arms of M-RISE, which are planning clinical trials to determine the safety of high dose intranasal insulin in humans. Our labs are highly collaborative and part of the Michigan Center for Integrative Critical Care (M-CIRCC), a network committed to driving innovation and accelerating the path from basic research to real-world outcomes.
Candidates should apply to this position online. The duration of this position is 2 years with the potential for longer.
We welcome applications from individuals holding doctoral or equivalent degrees in a relevant field. We also welcome applications from individuals with doctoral-level health professional training in an area pertinent to OHCA accompanied by an interest in research.
Candidates should have a doctoral degree in physiology or a related field; excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills; and a record of scientific publication. Applicant must have a strong work ethic and be able to work both independently and with others within a research team. Experience with molecular biology, protein therapeutics, cardiovascular research, neuroprotective therapies, and/or animal disease models would be beneficial.
Flexible schedule depending on projects
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