Postdoctoral Fellow – Neural Cardiovascular Physiology

University of Nevada School of Medicine

Nevada
Posted 3 weeks ago

A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately at University of Nevada (UNR) School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Reno, Nevada. The position is available to investigate the neural mechanisms of hypertension cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Projects are focused on the novel mechanisms of salt, diet and obesity related hypertension.

 The position offers a highly competitive NIH Postdoctoral level salary, benefits, an outstanding research environment here at Center for Molecular & Cellular Signal Transduction in the Cardiovascular system, UNR.  The candidate must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in molecular biology, physiology or related fields, and have first author publications in peer reviewed journals. Qualified applicants will be motivated individuals with a strong background in cardiovascular physiology or electrophysiology, and able to work independently. Prospective candidates will be trained in areas including conscious animal blood pressure recording using telemetry system, brain-targeted microinjection for gene or drugs delivery, confocal and super resolution microscopy imaging, molecular and cellular basis study of signaling pathways.

 To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the contact information of three references (including e-mail addresses and telephone numbers) to: Dr. Yumei Feng Earley (email: yumeifeng@med.unr.edu), Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology & Cell Biology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada.

 We will accept applications until a qualified applicant is selected. City of Reno is located in the Northern Nevada, about 36 miles from Lake Tahoe with plenty of hiking trails and ski resorts along Sierra Nevada. If you have a passion for cardiovascular science and like outdoor activities, this is the perfect place for you.

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