Project Scientist Position in Cardiology 2021-22 University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06694
The UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center and UCLA Neurocardiology Research Center of Excellence invites applications for a project scientist position in the area of neural control of the heart. We seek a motivated neuroscientist with expertise in intracellular and patch clamp recording to join our collaborative efforts in mapping the peripheral neural circuitry regulating cardiac function. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree and a strong background in cellular neurophysiology. Experience recording from peripheral autonomic neurons is a plus. The successful applicant will be an integral member of a dynamic team of physicians and scientists utilizing multidisciplinary approaches to better understand foundational mechanisms of cardiac neural control in health and disease. The Center is located in newly renovated lab space in the UCLA Center for Health Sciences. UCLA provides a dynamic, collaborative, and integrative research and training environment with state-of-the-art facilities in Westwood, Los Angeles.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.