Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The University of Texas at Austin

Texas
Posted 5 months ago

Autonomic Control of Circulation Laboratory

The University of Texas at Austin

 

Dr. Stone’s laboratory is recruiting highly motivated applicants to fill a postdoctoral research fellowship in the area of autonomic control of circulation. Dr. Stone specializes in the reflexive cardiovascular responses to exercise in both health and disease, specifically diabetes. The successful applicant will participate in collection, analysis, and interpretation of data pertaining to the current NIH funded project on the temporal effects of inflammation on the autonomic control of circulation during exercise in type 2 diabetic rats. Research protocols will include in vivo measurements of heart rate, blood pressure, renal sympathetic activity, and single fiber afferent activity during muscle contraction, von Frey testing, blood draws, animal dissection and surgery, as well as ELISA and Western blot analyses. We strongly support building a welcoming and diverse community within the lab, in the field of exercise science, and in our society at large. Our lab is open to people of any nationality, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, and religion.

 

Qualifications:

PhD in cardiovascular physiology, exercise physiology, or related field.

Less than 5 years of prior postdoctoral experience

Strong written and verbal skills

Experience handling rodents

Experience with in vivo experiments

Techniques such as Western blotting and ELISA are desirable

 

The University of Texas at Austin is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the university community. In accordance with federal and state laws, The University of Texas at Austin does not discriminate on the basis of gender in recruitment or admissions and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, citizenship and veteran status. Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression is also prohibited pursuant to university policy.

 

To Apply:

Go to utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UTstaff for complete description and to apply for job requisition number 00007335. This is a security sensitive position.

 

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