Postdoctoral Researcher

Arbeitgeber Colorado State University
Standort Fort Collins, United States
Veröffentlicht 11. August 2014
Gültig bis 1. October 2014
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Jobbeschreibung

Postdoctoral Fellow
Neural Cardiovascular Physiology

A postdoctoral position is available at Colorado State University, Department of Biomedical Sciences; Center for Cardiovascular Research in Fort Collins, Colorado. The position is available to investigate the neural mechanisms of hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases. Projects are focused on the novel role and mechanisms of (pro)renin receptor and prorenin on the regulation of blood pressure in the central nervous system. Prospective candidates will be trained and participate in conscious animal blood pressure recording using telemetry system, brain-targeted microinjection for gene or drugs delivery, sympathetic nerve activity recording, molecular and cellular basis study of signaling pathways. Qualified applicants will be motivated individuals with a strong background in molecular biology and cardiovascular physiology. Expertise in sympathetic nerve activity recordings or patch clamp will be an addition. Excellent working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, in addition to image analysis software is required. The candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, physiology or related fields, and have first author publications in peer reviewed journals. To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names of three references (including e-mail addresses and telephone numbers) to: Dr. Yumei Feng (email: Yumei.feng@colostate.edu) Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, 1617 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO, 80523. We will accept applications until a qualified applicant is selected.

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.

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